Alliance’s meals desert creates obstacles to wholesome meals

Alliance’s meals desert creates obstacles to wholesome meals

Alliance’s meals desert creates obstacles to wholesome meals

ALLIANCE – 5 main grocery chains have areas within the metropolis, however David Sheegog Jr. and different residents within the north part of Alliance should journey greater than two miles to get to the closest retailer. 

Sheegog has lived within the metropolis for 3 years. He buys his groceries at Save A Lot on East State Avenue, he stated, and believes there must be extra choices for individuals in Wards 1 and a couple of. 

“There ought to at all times be a neighborhood retailer,” he stated. 

There isn’t a scarcity of grocery shops on State Avenue, with Big Eagle, Walmart, Marc’s and soon-to-be Meijer a couple of of the supermarkets that sit alongside one of many metropolis’s busiest streets. However the grocery panorama within the north part of city seems loads totally different. The world has not had a full-service grocery retailer since Sander’s Markets closed three years in the past.

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