From the ground up : healthy food access in Central Texas

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Title: From the ground up : healthy food access in Central Texas
Author: West, Kelly Loeffler
Abstract: Being able to afford nutritionally complete food that provides energy and health , and continuing to have access to that food day after day after day , is a luxury that's missing from the lives of the 460 ,000 Central Texans who are classified as food insecure by the USDA . This project is an attempt to understand what the issues surrounding healthy food access in Austin are , and what the potential solutions might be . The three nonprofits that are profiled in this report - Urban Roots , Karpophoreō and Sprouting Healthy Kids - use education , community building , and advocacy to try to get closer to that goal of not only feeding Central Texans nutritious food , but changing the entire community's relationship with that food .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -12 -2335
Date: 2011-02-21

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From the ground up : healthy food access in Central Texas. Master's thesis, University of Texas at Austin. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -12 -2335 .

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