1,000 More Fruit Stands on New York Streets

File this one under government working well for the public… The city of New York is taking an initiative to put 1,000 fruit and vegetable stands in lower income neighborhoods. Obesity effects everyone, but especially poorer people, because they tend to buy cheaper processed and fast foods. And, people in general these days are living busy lives and eat on the run. If a fruit and vegetable cart is on the corner as you’re walking to your apartment, you have no reason not to pick up some produce on your way. As they say, you can only lead a horse to water.

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