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.