PBS NewsHour

Building an oasis in a Philadelphia food desert

Clip: 08/06/2015 | 7m 53s

In Philadelphia, a fourth-generation supermarket owner has gone where others have feared to tread: food deserts, low-income neighborhoods that have no direct access to a real grocery store. The small chain has given these communities a place to get nutritious food, health services and maybe most important, hundreds of new jobs. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

Aired: 08/06/15

Rating: NR

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