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Bringing healthy food to the desert

While it’s true that temperatures have been unusually high lately, Florida has not been reclassified as a desert. Rather, “food deserts” are areas in cities where neighborhoods are a mile or more away from accessing healthy foods. You may not know that it takes some of our residents two hours to travel for groceries, but…

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Terrace Park | University Square : HiAP Food Access & Community Gardens

Planning Commission was awarded a 2016-2017 Planning Technical Assistance through the Department of Economic Development, to review the City of Tampa’s Comprehensive Plan related to “Health in All Policies” (HiAP) with a focus on food access in the Terrace Park|University Square community. HiAP is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by…

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