Researchers Tell a Story of Food Insecurity on the South Side

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The quality and price of food in a city can vary from neighborhood to neighborhood, and new research at Ohio State is mapping that disparity. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity partnered with several community partners and Ohio State colleges to study food insecurity on Columbus’ South Side. The study is part of a larger community/university initiative called Food-mapping for Empowerment, Access and Sustainable Transformation, also known as FEAST, which aims to understand availability of healthy food in Ohio and how people interact with their food landscape.

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The quality and price of food in a city can vary from neighborhood to neighborhood, and new research at Ohio State is mapping that disparity.

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity partnered with several community partners and Ohio State colleges to study food insecurity on Columbus’ South Side.

The study is part of a larger community/university initiative called Food-mapping for Empowerment, Access and Sustainable Transformation, also known as FEAST, which aims to understand availability of healthy food in Ohio and how people interact with their food landscape.

Read more: https://www.thelantern.com/2019/02/researchers-tell-a-story-of-food-insecurity-on-the-south-side/

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Content type: Rss
Published: Thursday, Mar. 07 2019, 10:02am
Imported: Thursday, Mar. 07 2019, 3:18pm
Channel: Outreach and Engagement News
Entity: Office of Outreach and Engagement

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