Nonprofit Blasts Food-Access Inequality in No. Calif.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Food Empowerment Project (FEP), a nonprofit group, has released a food availability study for the Santa Clara County, Calif., area, exploring the unequal accessibility of healthy foods in communities of color and lower-income communities compared to that of higher-income communities such as Silicon Valley.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Food Empowerment Project (FEP), a nonprofit group, has released a food availability study for the Santa Clara County, Calif., area, exploring the unequal accessibility of healthy foods in communities of color and lower-income communities compared to that of higher-income communities such as Silicon Valley.

The study, “Shining a Light on the Valley of Heart’s Delight,” reveals that higher-income areas have more than twice as many large supermarkets per cap

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