food deserts

George Washington University
This is a video about transporting food into urban areas.

(Nate Mach/University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin - Madison
A Madison, Wisconsin-based dream of a hydroponics-driven future: How one student organization hopes to inspire others to embrace clean, sustainable urban agriculture.

The responses to the Freshest Cargo truck have been really positive, said Danielle Hamilton, Education Program Manager at Fresh Approach. One of their regular visitors explains that in their hometown of Antioch, California, finding fresh produce is difficult, as “the closest decent grocery stores are over 10 miles away.” Additionally, prices, sustainable farming, and CalFresh discounts make this truck a great addition to the community. (Photos courtesy of Fresh Approach)

UC Berkeley
A California nonprofit uses an innovative, sustainable approach to combat food insecurity in the Bay Area, finding solutions by understanding the challenges communities face.
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The George Washington University
D.C. organizations partnered to raise awareness about the food injustice that is happening in the nation’s capital with the D.C. Grocery Walk.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn how The Fresh Food Factory, an urban farm in Anacostia, is revolutionizing food access in DC food deserts.
Food Insecurity in America
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Food insecurity — where access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources — is a bigger problem in the U.S. than you may think. 
Purdue University
The world is facing a growing crisis. The global population continues to increase and we need to find a way to feed them.
The George Washington University
Washington Green Grocer is a company that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, and dairy products right to people's doors all throughout the DC metro area.    
The George Washington University
In the very same neighborhood in Northeast D.C. where social workers hand out sterile needles to drug users once a week, RonDell Pooler is growing, producing and selling fresh produce to battle food access problems.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business recently hosted a Net Impact SolutionLab that had students consider a social problem and come up with innovative business plans to solve it.

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