How COVID Accelerated a Fight Against Food Deserts in NYC πŸ”— 🍽 🦠 πŸ—½ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Ponieman has seen the urgency to combat the virus creating more interest in better diets, too. β€˜People are afraid … terrified,’ he says. β€˜It is an opportunity for transformation. Never before has there been so much momentum β€” but it’s fighting a monster.’ That fight can be not only about battling harsh economic circumstances, but also about breaking long-held approaches to eating, which were sometimes learned while growing up.

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