New Online Programs Target Food Deserts

In an effort to bring fresh foods to residents of food deserts in Baltimore and Chicago that lack proximity to mainstream supermarkets, two online grocery projects are under way. In Baltimore, the City Health Department last month launched the Virtual Supermarket Project, partnering with Santoni's Supermarket, a one-store independent located in Southeast Baltimore. Residents in two underserved neighborhoods

In an effort to bring fresh foods to residents of “food deserts” in Baltimore and Chicago that lack proximity to mainstream supermarkets, two online grocery projects are under way.

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