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Healthy Living Through Zoning

Following in the footsteps of Los Angeles, Manhattan beep Scott Stringer has unveiled a plan to get the city eating healthier through zoning and tax incentives: "...he is calling for the city to make healthy food more widely available by giving farmers’ markets and supermarkets tax and zoning incentives, restricting fast-food restaurants and requiring city agencies to buy 20 percent of their food from local farmers." [NYT; previously]