deserts deserts  /ˈdɛ zərts/


  • (n) an outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved



  1. Go bananas at zoo (June 15)

    The Chattanooga Zoo staff is celebrating the opening of its new "Deserts and Forests of the World" exhibit on Saturday, June 15, which happens to coincide with the zoo's annual Go Bananas Day.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. House Bill Would Address Food Deserts

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz, D-Pa., introduced legislation today to support the two-year-old Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI), a national, market-based approach to bring jobs and investment to underserved communities – known as food deserts -- where healthy food options are scarce or unaffordable. read more
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Supermarket News

  3. Local group finds money to help fill ‘food deserts’

    SPRINGFIELD — There are 13 “food deserts” — areas where people don’t have adequate access to a grocery store — in Lane and Marion counties, according to the federal government. A local nonprofit group, the Neighborhood Economic Development Corp., has found a source of federal money that could help chip …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Register-Guard

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