Exciting strides are being made to create a more equitable food system in South Texas!
Black farmers are turning food deserts into oases across the US, tackling lack of access to fresh, affordable produce head-on. Turning tables on obesity and disease, these unsung heroes are at the forefront of the food justice movement.
ByWord in Black
“Premium grocery stores are less likely to be located in Black-majority neighborhoods, regardless of the average household income of those neighborhoods,” furthering the devaluation of black communities and disparities in access to healthy foods.
By: DW Rowlands, Manann Donoghoe, and Andre M. Perry, Brookings