If supermarkets aren't available in food deserts, can ethnic markets be the answer?
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In our continuing series on food access, journalist Amy Roost joins The Fifty One podcast for a tour of San Diego’s ethnic markets (or bodegas if you’re reading in New York) and a look at the role these markets play in addressing food insecurity, and why they’re often left out of both the conversation and the policy discussions around food access. You can also check out the second installment of Amy’s three-part explainer series here.
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