Food Deserts in North Texas

The image is a screenshot from the USDA website “Food Desert Locator“.  Go to the website for the interactive map, where each area is clickable to see the statistics.


food desert is any area in the industrialised world where healthy, affordable food is difficult to obtain. It is prevalent in rural as well as urban areas and is most prevalent in low-socioeconomic minority communities, and is associated with a variety of diet-related health problems.[1] Food deserts are also linked with supermarket shortage.

About Brian Gallimore

Brian is a backyard vegetable gardener and aquaponics enthusiast. He also moonlights as a permaculture designer, maintains the online community, and sponsors the Citizen Gardener program in the DFW area.
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