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  • Writer's picturePeoria Grown

Combatting food deserts and nutrition insecurity in Peoria County

By: Madelyn Norman

April 18, 2023



Despite being home to numerous food banks and agricultural producers, Peoria County residents have consistently grappled with access to nutritious, affordable food.


More people have less access to food in Peoria County compared to previous years, especially people of color. While the numbers support these statements, one crucial part of finding a solution is emerging: feedback from real people facing these exact issues.


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