Black Couple Fights to End Food Deserts in Chicago
CHICAGO–With a mission to eradicate food deserts Dr. Jifunza C.A. Wright M.D. and her husband, Fred Carter launched the Healthy Food Hub, seven years ago, a community run reverse community supported agriculture (CSA) initiative offering healthier, affordable eating through collective buying.
This is CSA in reverse because usually, the farmer determines what people eat, but the people that eat design this.
“It’s about controlling our buying power. This came out of the Nation of Islam. I saw the template that was already there. There is no revolution without health. It’s a practice we need,” said Carter. (Read more)