share
Print this page

We Support the Greening Food Deserts Act

NETWORK supports the Greening Food Deserts Act (H.R .4971), introduced in March by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH). The bill will help increase local agricultural production and fresh food availability in U.S. “food deserts,” communities with limited access to affordable and nutritious food. This proposal will arm the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) with new tools to reverse decades of urban an