Fresh Food Initiative

OnQ looks into a pioneering public policy called Pennsylvania's Fresh Food Financing Initiative which makes fresh food more accessible in underserved communities, where obesity is prevalent.

Fresh Food Initiative aired on Mar 04, 2010.


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