NewsLocal News / December 4, 2019

Polis Center Researchers Explain Analysis Of Food Accessibility Data

This map shows food deserts in Marion County. - Provided by the Polis Center

This map shows food deserts in Marion County.

Provided by the Polis Center

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Polis Center researchers tracked food accessibility trends and found 10 percent more people live in a food desert than did in 2016 – more than 208,000 Marion County residents are food insecure.

WFYI’s Darian Benson covers food insecurity and spoke with researchers Unai Miguel Andres and Matt Nowlin about the recently published data.

READ MORE: New Report Shows 208,000 Indianapolis Residents Live In Food Deserts

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