City gardens, public produce stands ease ‘food desert’ woes

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City gardens, public produce stands ease ‘food desert’ woes

Large cities across country taking multipronged approach to bringing healthy nutrition into neighborhoods
Viviana Gentry Fernandez-Pellon, co-founder of Cooperation Operation, looks over the successful urban community garden in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood in August.
Dietitian Heba Abdel Latief, right, talks to her patient, Richard Ware, at Inner-city Muslim Action Network’s farmers market in Chicago. IMAN offers free dietitian visits at their health clinic.
Stanford Williams works at the Growing Home, Inc. farm in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.
People gather for a barbecue in a vacant lot hosted by the Inner-city Muslim Action Network in Chicago’s neighborhood of West Englewood. IMAN seeks to educated people about proper nutrition in a section of the city with low access to nutritional foods.
A girl carries a goat at the Inner-city Muslim Action Network’s farmers market in Chicago in Chicago in Chicago.

City gardens, public produce stands ease ‘food desert’ woes

Viviana Gentry Fernandez-Pellon, co-founder of Cooperation Operation, looks over the successful urban community garden in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood in August.
Dietitian Heba Abdel Latief, right, talks to her patient, Richard Ware, at Inner-city Muslim Action Network’s farmers market in Chicago. IMAN offers free dietitian visits at their health clinic.
Stanford Williams works at the Growing Home, Inc. farm in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.
People gather for a barbecue in a vacant lot hosted by the Inner-city Muslim Action Network in Chicago’s neighborhood of West Englewood. IMAN seeks to educated people about proper nutrition in a section of the city with low access to nutritional foods.
A girl carries a goat at the Inner-city Muslim Action Network’s farmers market in Chicago in Chicago in Chicago.
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