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Moratorium Passed To Fight 'Food Desert' In Northeast Oklahoma City

May 22, 2019
Graphics on the front window of a Dollar Tree are shown next to graphics illustrating fresh produce on the front windows of the closed Save-A-Lot in the Northeast Town Center in Oklahoma City.
Molly M. Fleming

The Oklahoma City City Council passed a 180-day moratorium to combat what some council members have called a 'food desert' in the city’s northeast side. Journal Record reporter Molly Fleming discusses the city’s next step in making fresh meat and produce more accessible to the area's residents.