Example of buffering technique in Auckland, New Zealand
July 2, 2013
Optimizing the access of deprived populations to farmers markets
In this new study, the authors show that suitable optimization of the location of farmers markets (using New Zealand as a model) can improve accessibility for low income groups. Given that such markets are easily established and relocated, local governments could use these results to inform decisions, including subsidies for using government land and facilities. Read More in this peer reviewed article by Pearson et al.