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The closing of a Nashville Piggly Wiggly leaves some with few shopping options
The chain, which dates back to 1916, in many ways created the business model for a modern grocery store. But some stores are struggling today's retail environment.
Bringing fresh food to an L.A. food desert, one produce box at a time
South Central resident Olympia Auset was sick of taking the bus two hours to buy fresh produce. So, she started selling fresh produce herself.
In a food desert, Atlanta now has a "food forest"
Okra, eggplant and mulberries: Atlanta hopes a food forest will provide residents with fresh produce.
Research says collaboration is needed to address Houston's "food deserts"
In some cases, groups trying to solve the problem are competing for funding.
In Dayton, taking fresh food to the bus stop
New approach to fighting food deserts puts fresh produce in the middle of town
Fighting food deserts takes more than fresh produce
A California survey finds more food shops sell beer than milk.
Supermarkets don't go to 'food deserts'
Grocery chains look at the lack of neighborhood competition as a bad thing.
Whole Foods CEO: Detroit is a long-term investment
Walter Robb, CEO of high-end grocer Whole Foods, talks to Marketplace about why his company is opening its latest store in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
What people in Midtown think about Whole Foods-Detroit
Upscale grocer Whole Foods is opening a location in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. The area is mostly poor, but many residents are excited to gain access to high-quality foods. Others aren't convinced that the store is catering to them.