Report: Wards 7 And 8 Have Three Grocery Stores For 149,750 People

by Christina Sturdivant

Safeway in Washington, DC’s Ward 6 (Photo by Mr. TinDC via DCIST)

This article discusses a food desert in Washington, DC.  “Unsurprisingly, Wards 7 and 8 account for the vast majority of D.C.’s residents (one out of seven) who are what the USDA considers food insecure.”

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