22 January 2019 |

Healthy food and food insecurity

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imageFarmers grow lettuce, spinach, broccoli and other vegetables in California's Imperial Valley, Central Valley,
imageFarmers grow lettuce, spinach, broccoli and other vegetables in California's Imperial Valley, Central Valley, Salinas Valley and far northern counties. However, these nutritious foods are not readily available to local low income communities. “Children often don't have access to healthy food options,” said Christopher Gomez Wong, UC Cooperative Extension nutrition educator in Imperial County. “I'm from the Imperial Valley and often the fruits and vegetables grown here are not......image

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