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Indoor Farms and Food Deserts in Denver

“Food deserts” are urban regions where there are large populations but little or no access to fresh food. The Elyria-Swansea and Globeville neighborhoods in Denver are perfect examples: 10,000 people with no full-service grocery store, in areas with some of the lowest incomes in the city. 319 more words

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SNAP News: Beginning Summer 2017, you can use food stamps to buy groceries online (in 7 states,anyway)

The USDA is launching a pilot program this summer to test out the feasibility of allowing online grocers to accept SNAP. The intention is to help serve the needs of low income people in areas deemed food deserts, both rural and urban, as well as those who  have transportation and mobility barriers. 426 more words

Habari Gani? Ujima!

Collective work and responsibility is a two-fold idea. The first is collective work. We can work together to make the necessary improvements to our communities. The second idea is collective responsibility. 306 more words

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CVS Dining in D.C.

By Vickey Casey

We’ve all been there. We have arrived at work and realized that we have forgotten our lunch. This harrowing discovery is made worse by the knowledge that today, because why not today, the world has imploded and you will have to work through your break. 627 more words

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Minnesota Teens Take On Healthy Eating With Hip-Hop Music Video

Over the last ten years, the concept of “Food Deserts” has gained traction in the general vernacular.

A food desert happens when there is limited access to healthy food choices such as fresh fruits and vegetables, either because there are no grocery stores in proximity, or because said supermarkets offer substandard food at astronomical prices. 218 more words

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Minnesota Teens Take On Healthy Eating With Viral Video

Over the last 10 years, the concept of “Food Deserts” has gained traction in the general vernacular.

A food desert happens when there is limited access to healthy food choices such as fresh fruits and vegetables, either because there are no grocery stores in proximity, or because said supermarkets offer substandard food at astronomical prices. 237 more words

News One

Minnesota Teens Take On Healthy Eating With Viral Video

Over the last ten years, the concept of “Food Deserts” has gained traction in the general vernacular.

A food desert happens when there is limited access to healthy food choices such as fresh fruits and vegetables, either because there are no grocery stores in proximity, or because said supermarkets offer substandard food at astronomical prices. 238 more words

Black Youth