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New app empowers those living in food deserts

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Posted at 6:41 PM, Mar 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-25 18:41:09-04

Food deserts are a long-standing problem in urban areas, including in Baltimore.

Many neighborhoods lack easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables, with grocery stores miles away. 

Now, a new app is helping to empower these communities.

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Watch the video above for more.

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