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Produce industry losing billions

Fruit and vegetable farmers and their distributors are losing billions of dollars as restaurants and other buyers shut down and the government needs to step in, according to a new plea from the industry that traditionally shies away from government assistance.
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Healthy Corners Wheeler market display case. Photo courtesy of Corryn La Rue, Agri-Pulse.

Healthy Corners replacing food deserts in D.C.

Wilburt Oliver is a daily customer these days at the Wheeler Market in Washington, D.C. In the past, he had to walk long distances for fresh produce. That was until the market paired with a program called Healthy Corners, providing him and his community a healthy and affordable option to buy groceries.
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