September is the month to showcase what you, your community, your school, your church, or your business are doing to promote solutions that improve food access, wellness, and quality of life. Read the full announcement along with other new MG downloads on how consumers tend to rely on the food stores to which they have the most access, even if for health or other reasons, they prefer or require other types of foods. We call this The Convenience Food Factor © – a new, emerging body of MG work which links the influence of geographic access on food purchasing decisions. We find it can impact many different types of households, including higher income households with cars, although it likely has the greatest impact on poorer households without cars.

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