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An Interactive Map of Houston’s Food Deserts

Some low-income neighborhoods in Houston have long had limited or no easy access to grocery stores. Despite a push a few years back from both the White House and local officials, that situation hasn’t changed much. We talk with Houston Chronicle reporter John Harden, who’s compiled data on the current state of food deserts in […]

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Some low-income neighborhoods in Houston have long had limited or no easy access to grocery stores. Despite a push a few years back from both the White House and local officials, that situation hasn’t changed much.

We talk with Houston Chronicle reporter John Harden, who’s compiled data on the current state of food deserts in the city to create an interactive map of Houston’s food deserts.

MORE:
Do You Live in One of Houston’s Many Food Deserts? (Houston Chronicle, Dec. 15, 2015)
Have Food Deserts Been Eliminated in Houston? (Houston Matters, July 28, 2015)
20 Percent of Harris County is a Food Desert (Houston Matters, Aug. 22, 2013)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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