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Healthy Food Access in New York City: Low-Income Families Living in Food Deserts and the Role of Alternative Food Networks...
What is a food desert?<br />Lack fresh foods<br />Supermarket redlining<br />Food insecurity<br />Low-income families affe...
How are food deserts formed?<br />Fresh food availability<br />Physical barriers<br />Public transportation and accessibil...
Consequences of food deserts:<br />Unhealthy environment<br />Limited food options: <br />	what’s available?<br />Poor hea...
Alternative Food Networks (AFNs)<br />Farmers’ markets<br />Community supported agriculture (CSA)<br />Community gardens<b...
Social Space and Praxis<br />Gramsci’s ideological hegemony<br />Practice theory/role of the individual<br />Habitus (Bour...
Research Objectives<br />Decrease food access = increase costs (time, money, disease)<br />Reliance on convenience stores ...
Research Objectives, cont.<br />Foods purchased will affect health negatively<br />Assume no other alternatives<br />AFNs ...
Method and Research Plan, part 1<br />Resource mapping<br />Two locations; categorized by type, cost, and what is purchase...
Method and Research Plan, part 2<br />Ethnographic interviews<br />Open-ended questions with food shoppers, AFN members, a...
Method and Research Plan, part 3<br />Participant-Observation<br />Greenmarket, GrowNYC: type of AFN<br />Relationships wi...
Significance<br />Benefits from a food desert?<br />Annual cost of diet-related diseases<br />Public health<br />Level of ...
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  1. 1. Healthy Food Access in New York City: Low-Income Families Living in Food Deserts and the Role of Alternative Food Networks<br />Grant Proposal, Spring 2010<br />Jillian Bernardini<br />Wagner College<br />
  2. 2. What is a food desert?<br />Lack fresh foods<br />Supermarket redlining<br />Food insecurity<br />Low-income families affected most<br />
  3. 3. How are food deserts formed?<br />Fresh food availability<br />Physical barriers<br />Public transportation and accessibility<br />Time and money constraints<br />
  4. 4. Consequences of food deserts:<br />Unhealthy environment<br />Limited food options: <br /> what’s available?<br />Poor health<br />Higher rate of lifestyle diseases<br />
  5. 5. Alternative Food Networks (AFNs)<br />Farmers’ markets<br />Community supported agriculture (CSA)<br />Community gardens<br />Food cooperatives<br />
  6. 6. Social Space and Praxis<br />Gramsci’s ideological hegemony<br />Practice theory/role of the individual<br />Habitus (Bourdieu)<br />Move food access to community level<br />
  7. 7. Research Objectives<br />Decrease food access = increase costs (time, money, disease)<br />Reliance on convenience stores and fast foods<br />
  8. 8. Research Objectives, cont.<br />Foods purchased will affect health negatively<br />Assume no other alternatives<br />AFNs as a solution<br />
  9. 9. Method and Research Plan, part 1<br />Resource mapping<br />Two locations; categorized by type, cost, and what is purchased<br />Locate public transportation and access<br />
  10. 10. Method and Research Plan, part 2<br />Ethnographic interviews<br />Open-ended questions with food shoppers, AFN members, and AFN employees<br />
  11. 11. Method and Research Plan, part 3<br />Participant-Observation<br />Greenmarket, GrowNYC: type of AFN<br />Relationships with key informants<br />
  12. 12. Significance<br />Benefits from a food desert?<br />Annual cost of diet-related diseases<br />Public health<br />Level of income<br />Awareness<br />Benefits from AFNs<br />
  13. 13. Thank you<br />
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