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Would the closure of a Hy-Vee create a meals desert in a part of Sioux Falls?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The USDA describes a meals desert as an space “the place individuals have restricted entry to quite a lot of wholesome and inexpensive meals.”

Would the deliberate Jan. 1 closure of a Hy-Vee at 2700 W. tenth St in Sioux Falls create a meals desert within the space?

First, check out among the traits that the USDA says in a 2012 report that make up a meals desert. These components embrace earnings, car availability and entry to public transportation.

The 2012 USDA report additionally says that meals deserts usually have a decrease earnings than different

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