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Tradition of healthy food access in low-income neighborhoods: price and variety of curbside produce vending compared to conventional retailers

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This paper describes the longstanding, naturally emergent model of curbside vending of whole fruit and vegetable produce across several low-income, low-health Philadelphia neighborhoods. We conducted open-ended interviews with managers of 11 curbside produce vendors and compared prices and varieties of fruits and vegetables with the 11 closest conventional outlets. We find that produce trucks offer significantly lower prices on common fruit and vegetable items and they carry a variety of item...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5304/jafscd.2013.041.011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Thomas A. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-15
Publication date:
2013-12-24
Acceptance date:
2013-09-20
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EISSN:
2152-0801
ISSN:
2152-0798
Source identifiers:
969005
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Deposit date:
2019-02-06

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