FRESH Starts in New York City

A little more than two years after its launch, a program intended to spark supermarket development in underserved communities in New York City has approved 10 projects with another four in the pipeline — a rate putting the city on track to reach goals of as many as 15 new stores and 10 renovations during its first decade.

The program known as FRESH (Food Retail Expansion to Support Health) was approved by the City Council in September 2009. It provides tax incentives and z

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