Actor Wendell Pierce Opens Grocery Stores in New Orleans Food Deserts
by Evette Dionne 1 year ago
Food deserts – lack of access to grocery stores selling affordable, fresh foods – are critical issues in impoverished communities, including many New Orleans neighborhoods. Actor Wendell Pierce, a New Orleans native, is offering solutions. The “Treme” star launched Sterling Farms, a small chain of...
The First Lady Returns To Chicago to Eliminate “Food Deserts”
by Sky Obercam 3 years ago
It may be unfortunate case of irony, that in one of the wealthiest nations in the world, The United States is home to a large number of “food deserts.” Wikipedia’s definition says, “A food desert is any area in the industrialized world where healthy, affordable...