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Onslow identifies 'food deserts' and the complications they cause

Many Onslow County residents do not have consistent access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables in a phenomenon dubbed “food insecurity” by the United States Department of Agriculture.It’s been referred to as a “food desert” by Onslow County Farmers’ Market Manager Marie Bowman.Over the summer, the Farmers’ Market opened an extension location on New Bridge Road in downtown Jacksonville offering nearby residents once-a-week […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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