The lack of quality grocery stores continues to be a huge problem for the residents of South Dallas.
Your community may have access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods, but the same can’t be said for some areas around the state.
Lawmakers and regular folks strolled past more than 70 venders at the Farmers Market at the Capitol Thursday.
A recent study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation suggests potential health threat posed by living in neighborhoods with scarce healthy grocery options.
Marla Torrado and Felipa Puente are taking a tour of a Texaco station in the Dove Springs community of Austin. The predominantly low-income neighborhood is a far cry from downtown’s flagship Whole Foods Market and the city’s most Instagrammed restaurants.
Standing at the front of a dimly-lit room inside the National Western Stock Show, a sprawling complex on the north end of Denver, Blake Angelo, the city’s food systems development manager, invited a roundtable audience to speak up about the changes they want to see in their neighborhoods with regard to food.
D.C. Central Kitchen (DCCK), a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., is providing low-income communities healthy foods by partnering with local corner stores.
Corner stores better known for booze and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos may be required to stock more good-for-you foods like broccoli and mangoes.
The North Carolina General Assembly has included $250,000 funding for the creation of a statewide Healthy Corner Store Initiative in this year’s final state budget.
S-1129/A-1877—Healthy Small Food Retailer Act—has just passed the NJ Senate.
A provision proposed for the state budget could help finance healthy groceries for food deserts.