What is a food desert?

We started off the day catching new members up on the project. Once we had most of the group together we posed for a photo, before getting down to work!

We watched some videos today that talk about what a food desert is:

We also watched a longer documentary, Food for thought, which took a big-picture look at the issue of food access, sustainability and ways people are engaging the issue.

Ron Finely was featured in this documentary, so we checked out what his project is, as a Gangsta Gardner:

The project Green Bronx Machine got a shout out as well, so we caught up on this project too:

It’s a lot of information to take in but we’re starting to think about how food deserts maybe about more than just how many grocery stores are in your neighborhood!


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