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Food Deserts Dc

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Food Deserts Dc, from most recent to least.

Mayor Proposes New Grocery Store Incentive for Wards 7 and 8

Mayor Proposes New Grocery Store Incentive for Wards 7 and 8

Nena Perry-Brown | January 27th 2021

As proposed, this bill would make it easier for grocery stores in Wards 7 and 8 to get a certain class of license to sell beer, wine, and spirits.... read»

East of the River Food Hall, With Grocery Component, to Break Ground Next Week

East of the River Food Hall, With Grocery Component, to Break Ground Next Week

Nena Perry-Brown | December 5th 2019

Benning Market will be the first Union Market-style development east of the Anacostia, and one of several efforts this year to address food access ine... read»

DC Greens Plans Urban Farm in Ward 8

DC Greens Plans Urban Farm in Ward 8

Nena Perry-Brown | November 21st 2019

The effort is one of the latest plans to address food access disparities east of the Anacostia River.... read»

Name Aside, East End Grocery Incentive Program Appears Destined for Funding

Name Aside, East End Grocery Incentive Program Appears Destined for Funding

Nena Perry-Brown | June 17th 2019

Ward 7 councilmember Vincent Gray announced the availability of funds for a program to increase investment in grocery stores east of the Anacostia Riv... read»

Which Came First, the DC Food Desert or the Dollar Store?

Which Came First, the DC Food Desert or the Dollar Store?

Nena Perry-Brown | January 22nd 2019

A recent study shows that dollar stores tend to be concentrated in neighborhoods with less access to fresh groceries.... read»

Delivery Robots, Farmshares: DC Looks for Solutions to Serve Food Deserts

Delivery Robots, Farmshares: DC Looks for Solutions to Serve Food Deserts

Nena Perry-Brown | February 9th 2018

A recent roundtable discussion explored short-term solutions to bridge the gap between low-income communities and fresh and healthy food options.... read»

41% of DC Residents Live 5 Minutes From a Grocery Store

41% of DC Residents Live 5 Minutes From a Grocery Store

UrbanTurf Staff | March 26th 2014

41 percent of DC residents live within a five-minute walk of a grocery store, a report out from WalkScore revealed on Wednesday. ... read»

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