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Improving food access & health outcomes in Macon

A panel of experts meeting with community members and others about food access Thursday told those gathered at east Macon’s Rosa Jackson Community Center that transportation and limited knowledge about resources are major challenges to eating healthy in Middle Georgia.

The four panelists were part of the ”Improving Food Access and Health: What We All Can Do” panel presented by the Center for Collaborative Journalism’s Macon Food Project.

Part of the discussion focused on food deserts —a place devoid of fresh and nutritious foods within a one-mile radius— and the difficulty some Macon residents have with getting to grocery stores.

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