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A Community Action Guide: Changing Food Deserts to Food Oases: A Resource for States and Communities outlines the background and history of food deserts, and provides actionable steps to work toward available, affordable and accessible healthy food choices for communities to positively impact health.
The Guide offers tools to: measure food deserts, identify partners and take action. Success stories and community examples in the Guide illustrate strategies that have been used across the country.

Funding Source
National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Health Equity Council.
Age/Population Group
Resource Type
SNAP-Ed Strategies