Tacoma grocery store aims to be an oasis in a ‘food desert’
TACOMA, Wash. -- Over the past several decades in the South Sound, many locally-run grocery stores and delis have disappeared and big box stores have taken over. That’s created what are known as “food deserts,” where quality healthy food options have been stripped away for residents. In the heart of Tacoma, right on Broadway, tucked away among the other small businesses is Flip Fresh.