The Food Deserts Of Memphis: Inside America's Hunger Capital • Discoverology

The Food Deserts Of Memphis: Inside America’s Hunger Capital

In the ‘food deserts’ of Memphis, Tennessee, dominated by fast food outlets and convenience stores, locals lack what seems a basic human right in the richer half of the city: a supermarket. With a big gap in life expectancy, are these Americans doomed to die younger than their neighbours – or can they fight for their right to nutrition?

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