A grocery trade imbalance
The Food Trust showed supermarket spending disproportionately occurs in northeast Atlanta; the darker areas are where sales are highest. An estimated $300 million is spent by people who must-travel out of their neighborhoods to buy groceries.
A poor diet can be deadly
Food Trust analysis of diet-related deaths and income: red indicates high diet-related death rates in low-income areas; yellow indicates high diet-related death rates in high-income areas; blue and green areas indicate lower death rates for low- and high-income Atlantans, respectively.
Read the main feature: “Stranded in Atlanta’s Food Deserts“
This article originally appeared in our March 2014 issue.