Statewide Grant Brings Healthier Options To Baltimore Food DesertsThe Baltimore City Health Department announced a $150,000 state grant to expand the "Baltimarket" program, making it easier for corner stores to carry healthy foods.
New Tool Shows Where Greatest Needs For Healthy Food Are In The CityThe mission to make healthy food available to city residents reaches another milestone.
"Food Deserts" Continue To Plague Poor NeighborhoodsIt's an issue that has plagued communities for decades, commonly linked to poor health because of the lack of access to fresh, healthier food options.
People's Gardens Sprouting From Maryland To HawaiiA garden in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood is one of more than 150 nationwide that are receiving grants to help bring fruits and vegetables to what federal agriculture officials say are "food deserts."
Group Tries To Remove "Food Deserts" In BaltimoreIn Baltimore, like many large urban cities, there are what's called "food deserts," places far removed from supermarkets and access to fresh food.