Above, a map of the US depicting the percentage of people by county who don't have a car and live more than one mile from a grocery store. Based on a 2009 Department of Agriculture study, the darker, high percentage areas of the map are the so-called food deserts, where the easiest source of food may be at pricey and unhealthy convenience stores. It's a widespread problem in the South, and in parts of the South- and Midwest as well.
· Dinner at the Kwik-E-Mart: Food Deserts in America [Slate via HuffPo]
· All Food Desert Coverage on Eater [-E-]