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Is It Time to Ditch the Term ‘Food Desert’?

meg glasser

Food justice activists frequently reference “food deserts”—which refers to areas that have limited access to healthful food—in making their case for more equitable food policies and the introduction of better food choices in low-income communities. It is a favorite term of the good food crowd—and health-crazed First Lady Michelle Obama as well.

But could the term food desert be going out of style?

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