A Midwestern Expert Weighs In On Food Desert Studies

April 20, 2012 at 11:06 am

The New York Times published a piece Wednesday April 18th titled “Studies Question the Pairing of Food Deserts and Obesity“. For those who read it and found they had questions or concerns about the article, here is a response written by Mari Gallagher, the well-known Midwestern researcher who has studied food deserts, and who some say coined the term “food desert.”