Cabinet Members Introduce Program to Address Food Deserts

The Obama administration released details of its Healthy Food Financing Initiative, a $400 million-plus program that aims to bring grocery stores and other healthy food retailers to underserved urban and rural communities across the U.S. — so-called “food deserts.”

PHILADELPHIA — The Obama administration released details of its Healthy Food Financing Initiative, a $400 million-plus program that aims to bring grocery stores and other healthy food retailers to underserved urban and rural communities across the U.S. — so-called “food deserts.”

The initiative was announced Friday here by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The two cabinet me

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