Food Deserts

Food Deserts
How cooking and eating in Peru's capital turned into paths for economic and social change.
Contest seeks to help marginalized communities worldwide strengthen the resilience of their systems for producing and delivering food. Voting ends 16 Sept.
David Hatch September 13, 2017
Innovations in the U.S. capital region are changing food supply chains and bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to 'food deserts'.
Neal Peirce August 25, 2017
A report calls on cities to look at Amsterdam, Belo Horizonte, Detroit, Nairobi and Toronto for inspiration.
David Hatch July 5, 2017

The inaugural Milan Pact Awards recognized eight cities on five continents for efforts to address inequity with access to nourishing food. 

October 25, 2016

After a long time chasing a wealthy clientele, South Africa’s supermarkets now view poor urban areas as key to expansion, Bloomberg reports.

January 13, 2016

Samina Raja argues in The Conversation that U. S. cities could use more dedicated attention to food and nutrition. 

April 10, 2015

The Mobile Good Food Market brings fresh produce into low-income neighborhoods, The Pop-Up City reports. 

February 11, 2015

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust works with low-income communities to transform underused parcels into community gardens and recreation zones, according to Seedstock.

January 16, 2015

A National League of Cities research brief highlights ways to work with convenience stores to improve offerings of healthy foods.

February 25, 2014
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