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KC Currents

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Host: Susan B. Wilson
Producer & Co-Host: Sylvia Maria Gross
Assistant Producer: Alex Smith
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The Latest From KC Currents

Planting New Grocery Stores In Rural Food Deserts
Rural America is losing its grocery stores. Fewer people are living in the countryside, and mom-and-pop markets can't compete with big chains. But as KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross reports, some small towns are finding creative ways to buck the trend.

K-State Program Supports Rural Groceries
With grocery stores in rural Kansas closing at record speed, having access to healthy food is a growing issue. Sylvia Maria Gross interviews K-State Professor David Proctor about what options are available for small town groceries.