‘Food deserts’ in Birmingham

Professor Jim Parle is a practising GP and Professor or Primary Care at the Birmingham Medical School. He is also one of the Food Council directors.

In this video interview, part of the Birmingham 2050 Scenarios Project on possible food futures for the city, he is talking about food deserts.

Food supplies of all the nutrients for a healthy diet are patchy across the city. Dr Hillary Shaw, a geographer at Harper Adams University, has mapped where they are here, along  with lots of other useful data.

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