The reasons for east Portland's continuing lack of food access reveal as much about the grocery industry as the city's most neglected communities.
[Portland is not] Chicago, Detroit or Philadelphia where vast pockets of poor, predominately black or Latino neighborhoods have no full-service markets and little access to fresh, healthy food. The closest thing to a statistically true food desert in Portland may exist in the ultra-affluent West Hills.
Yet not all food access is equal.
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