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JAN 29, 2014 - Huffington Post

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What One Group Is Doing To Improve Food At Philadelphia Corner Stores

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — From the outside, Carmen Medina's convenience store appears to be an oasis in the food desert of gritty north Philadelphia, from its bright yellow-and-white striped awnings to the fake palm tree sculptures on the sidewalk. A glimpse inside proves the image is no mirage. The Indiana Food Market is part of the Healthy Corner Stores Network, which aims to teach residents about nutritious eating through grocery promotions and outreach efforts like cooking demonstrations. Customers were recently offered slices of pizza made on-site with store-bought ingredients: whole-wheat ... Read More

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