At least six grocery stores have closed on the South and West sides over the past two years, leaving some residents a half mile or more from the closest grocery store. Meanwhile, in the past decade, the number of Chicagoans living more than a mile away from a supermarket has increased by 63%. To address this, the mayor’s office is looking into the option of a city-run grocery store.
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GUESTS: Ameya Pawar, senior advisor, Economic Security Project
Asiaha Butler, executive director, Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.)