Darryl Strawberry Helps Open Food Desert Store

Darryl Strawberry Helps Open Food Desert Store

NEW YORK — New York state and city officials, with an assist from former baseball great Darryl Strawberry, marked the official opening of a new Western Beef store in the South Bronx today, the first supermarket to open under the city’s Food Retail Expansion to Support Health (FRESH) program.

NEW YORK — New York state and city officials, with an assist from baseball great Darryl Strawberry, marked the official opening of a new Western Beef store in the South Bronx today, the first supermarket to open under the city's Food Retail Expansion to Support Health (FRESH) program.

The new store replaces a smaller unit located four blocks away.

Launched in 2009, FRESH is a

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