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In 14-4 vote, County Board moves to adopt S.E.E.D. program to eradicate food deserts, overriding veto

MILWAUKEE COUNTY — Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic on Thursday, June 25th announced Milwaukee County’s adoption of the S.E.E.D. program.  S.E.E.D. stands for Sowing, Empowering, and Eliminating Deserts of Food.  754 more words


“The Sioux Chef” dishes on the past — and future — of Native American cuisine

By Madeleine Thomas
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June 24 2015 – “Indigenous Native American cuisine is hard to come by in mainstream dining. 271 more words

The Eco Beat

The Burger That Could Fix Fast Food

When I travel, as a vegetarian, I am often in what they call a “food desert”.  Not a whole lot of restaurants that offer choices that are vegetarian or that are appealing to vegetarians.  354 more words


When Food Goes Viral

Earlier this week, Pizza Hut trotted out a pie with hot dog bites baked into the crust. “Pizza Hut has created the perfect combination for American tastebuds,” they exclaimed in a press release. 1,376 more words


Rural Americans Struggle With Access to Fresh Food

By Ryan Schuessler

Roger Chilen remembers what Brewster was like before the town largely became a collection of vacant storefronts and crumbling houses.

There were businesses and families and crowded town barbecues in front of the bar. 199 more words

News From The Soul Brother

Seven Food Desert Myths

In its efforts to combat disproportionately high obesity rates and poor health in low-income communities, the Obama administration has turned its focus to food deserts, defined as low-income communities lacking supermarkets or large grocery stores. 829 more words

Hunger Stories

New Tool Shows Where Greatest Needs For Healthy Food Are In The City

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The mission to make healthy food available to city residents reaches another milestone.

Pat Warren reports on a new tool that shows where the greatest needs are. 311 more words