Data Update: Food Desert Maps

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The 2015 Food Access Research Atlas (FARA) food desert data are now available in the Community Commons Maproom.

Released as a set in early 2017, the FARA data provide communities across the nation with an updated look at food access and, more importantly, a view of how food deserts have changed since 2010. The FARA is a compliment to the USDA’s Food Environment Atlas, which houses county-level food related data.

Layers in this recent release include:

For more information about USDA data, including the methodology and data definitions please visit the Community Commons Food Access Research Atlas web page.

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