food desert Draining The Food Swamp: Bringing Fresh Food Back to Rural Towns By Tim Shelley • Jul 10, 2019 People have been leaving rural midwestern areas for decades. And it’s not just population loss. Often fresh food sellers move away too. There might be hope, though. Vienna IGA Closes, Leaving Town Without a Grocery Store By Brad Palmer • Jun 14, 2018 Facebook The City of Vienna suddenly finds itself without a grocery store. Mayor Jon Simmons says Sam's IGA closed a few days ago without notice.