It’s not only that healthy foods aren’t available, but it’s too expensive. My husband lost his job at the end of February and quickly found another one. But he’s bringing home half of what he was making AND no benefits meaning no insurance or other “normal” benefits. We can barely afford food at all much less healthy or fresh foods.
In addition, hospitals in rural areas are closing. We need to find a way to provide timely medical treatment for those in rural areas. Between the food deserts and hospital closings, we are regressing.
Can you be more specific on the locations of these food deserts in Va? All this because it’s an inconvenience for people to get off their butt and got to Wal-Mart. Maybe people should just take control of their life and quit relying on the government.
Odd; we have food deserts but not illegal drug deserts. Why can’t those who grow their own drugs, grow their own food?
Get the government out of the market. If the market requires there be a grocery store someone, one will be built.
People you are missing the real point. These people don't want to work for their money. They want the government to support them
Does this bill include reducing taxes on transport companies and sales tax to incentivize businesses to make money or just additional taxes on the working class because it’s not fair
As we found out in schools when students were forced to take a fruit and vegetable the waste was tremendous. Trash cans full of discarded nutritious food. You can’t legislate what goes in someone’s mouth.
What do you expect?! Walmart and the likes have KILLED Mom and Pop operations so NOW you're going to complain? Make more laws, THAT will help!!!!
Now if you could do something to make healthy eating affordable it would be an accomplishment. Oh and also start working on affordable health care that we list due to ObamaCare.