In Your Neighborhood

Jersey is the Garden State, so why are there food deserts?

Clip: Special | 7m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Despite seemingly endless farmland in South Jersey, many residents don't have access to fresh fruits and vegetables. One of the barriers to eliminating food deserts is that large supermarket chains may not have a financial incentive to open in poor or rural areas.

Aired: 08/31/18

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

In Your Neighborhood is a local public television program presented by NJ PBS.