Wednesday, August 16, 2017

What can be done about food deserts

It can be hard to change people's food habits, but some places are having success getting food deserts to turn green. And there is a hunger for it. When Jean Turocy (Sedona Recycles former outreach coordinator) taught classes at West Beaver Creek, she suggested starting a garden where they could grow salad greens. It's heartrending but the kids were so excited about the opportunity to eat fresh greens.

Here's an article about transforming food deserts.
http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/how-to-help-55-million-people-out-of-food-deserts-20170815

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