Advocates working to increase access to fruits and vegetables in America's food deserts report that the growing popularity of Double Up Food Bucks programs is helping curb the $160 billion spent on illnesses related to lack of healthy food.
A study of those in the Bronx finds higher prices and fewer varieties of produce than nearby stores.
A growing farm-to-table strategy by food banks delivers free fresh fruit and vegetables to the needy.
A program in a poor San Diego neighborhood shows how the fresh foods available at farmers markets can be accessed by those on food stamps.
Although shopping at the farmers market may or may not reduce your carbon footprint, these community bazaars offer benefits beyond efficiency.
In planning a diet based on global concerns, sometimes it's better that there are miles to go before you eat.