As we create healthy communities in Illinois, we’re often expected to do more with less. This interactive forum provides invaluable resources at your fingertips and the chance to interact with professionals and advocates who share your goals. Post your questions and answer questions to help us create lasting, healthy communities in Illinois.
The main idea is that areas are not completely absent of food, but rather are in need of healthier options. Here are some other terms recommended to use instead of “food deserts” – <span style=”color: #323232; font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 18px;”>”fresh food deserts” or “health food deserts”; some have even suggested to adopt </span><span style=”color: #323232; font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 18px;”>”junk food jungles” or “food swamps”.</span>