Amateur Cartographers Map Local “Food Desert”

A volunteer effort to map all the food stores in Brooklyn, New York, is an example of two rising trends: citizen mapping and increasing scrutiny of urban Americans’ access to healthy food. Would be great to work on similar projects here in Canada. Read the full article here:

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=mapping-the-food-desert

The online map can be found at http://foodcensus.org/

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