Local Food Environments: Food Access in America provides information on the complex nature of food delivery systems as well as the historical and political trends that have shaped them over time. The book presents the empirical evidence demonstrating disparities in access to healthy affordable foods across the United States and how these disparitie
Introduction. U.S. Agricultural Policies and the U.S. Food Industry: Production to Retail. Environmental Injustice Connects Local Food Environments with Global Food Production. Geography of Local Food Environments: People and Places. Local Food Environments and Dietary Intake. Local Food Environments and Diet-Related Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review of Local Food Environments, Body Weight, and Other Diet-Related Health Outcomes. Measurement and Analytical Issues Involved in the Estimation of the Effects of Local Food Environments on Health Behaviors and Health Outcomes. Local Food Environments Outside of the United States-A Look to the North: Examining Food Environments in Canada. State-Level Interventions: Pennsylvania's Fresh Food Financing Initiative. Ecological Approaches to Creating Healthy Local Food Environments in the United States: Push and Pull Forces. Index.