Definition of food desert in English:

food desert

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  • An urban area in which it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh food: many poor people live in food deserts—where they have plenty of food but none of it healthy
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    • His goal is to teach community how to grow their own food, especially in spots he calls food deserts.
    • In New York City, where perhaps 750,000 people inhabit food deserts, officials are just beginning to find ways to help.
    • This web site presents findings from a research student project on food deserts.

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