Urban or rural, many in Wisconsin live in grocery ‘food deserts’
When Tony Moore wants to make a quick grocery run, his options are limited.

Most of the foods that fill the shelves in his Kenosha neighborhood are laden with sugar and fat — chips, soda and other sweets. Moore calls it the kind of food you eat to just “fill your stomach.” It’s the only food he can find at a gas station, after all.

In Moore’s neighborhood, two large grocery stores have closed since 2017, and in January, a small grocery there burned down — removing one more source of fresh meat and produce in an already deprived area....

Ken Notes: I am in one, Albany and you do not realize the pain until you need an onion or hamburger for a meal and you have to drive 15 miles to get it...

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