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Virginia Cooperative Extension participated on the Governor’s Taskforce to develop the Virginia Food Desert Study Report, which identified areas of Virginia where access to healthy food is limited. Without access to healthy food, residents face difficulty in making nutritious food choices and have a higher rate of nutrition-related chronic diseases. 


The Taskforce proposed highlighted the work of Virginia Cooperative Extension in solving the issue of food insecurity across the state by:

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