Food deserts are certain areas of the country where fresh and healthy fruits and vegetables are unavailable because of a lack of food providers such as farmer’s markets or grocery stores. Most areas are found to be impoverished neighborhoods with many families having a low income, leaving them sometimes unable to pay for fresh food to eat and cook at home. Chicago is one of those cities where food deserts thrive. Now that isn’t such a good thing. This means that there are less fresh food provided and more processed, sugary, fast food available for these families to eat and live on.