Describe what you have learned about the impacts of food deserts upon urban communities from the articles above.
Put your work in MLA format and answer the questions below and number your responses.
In at least one paragraph, write what you know about food deserts. If you do not know anything about food deserts, describe what you think they are based on the name.
Read Shannon, Jerry. “From Food Deserts to Supermarket Redlining: Making sense of food access in Atlanta.” Atlanta Studies. August 14, 2018. https://doi.org/10.18737/atls20180814 and https://www.acf.hhs.gov/archive/ocs/programs/community-economic-development/healthy-food-financing
Briefly share a definition of an urban “food desert” in your own words. Describe what you have learned about the impacts of food deserts upon urban communities from the articles above.
Sketch a map of ten (10) “food assets” (i.e. grocery stores, food banks, restaurants, bodegas, farmer’s markets, convenience stores, urban gardens, private/home gardens, orchard20s, etc.) within approximately a one-mile radius from your home. Please write a descriiptive 300+ word caption for your map.