St Louis Public Radio http://kbia.org en Getting stuck in a food desert http://kbia.org/post/getting-stuck-food-desert-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">On this week&#39;s show, we&#39;ll explore how some towns are dealing with poor access to affordable food. Plus, an interview with President Obama&#39;s principal environmental advisor.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; "> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 23:33:13 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 9822 at http://kbia.org Getting stuck in a food desert Getting stuck in a food desert http://kbia.org/post/getting-stuck-food-desert <p>Rural America is losing its grocery stores. Many parts of the United States, and large swaths of rural Missouri, are now classified as &lsquo;food deserts&rsquo;, areas where residents lack access to affordable food.</p><p>But as Harvest Public Media&#39;s Sylvia Maria Gross reports, some small towns are finding creative ways deal with the problem.</p><p>Plus: Nancy Sutley is President Obama&rsquo;s principal environmental advisor and the Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 21:21:04 +0000 Kyle Deas 4606 at http://kbia.org Getting stuck in a food desert