YMCA’s Healthy Corner Store Initiative provides fresh foods in “food deserts”

Fox 17 Michigan

October 4, 2016
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Your community may have access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods, but the same can’t be said for some areas around the state.

But there’s a big push in Lansing to change that and make sure under served communities have healthy food options.

Lawmakers are trying to get $6.5 million to make it happen. The goal is to help grocery stores in low income areas to open, renovate, or expand so they can stock fresh, healthy foods.

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