Program Brings Food To Underserved Communities

Street vendor plans to flood local “food deserts” with rich produce markets.
(elizabeth) tonight… a new street vendor plans to flood local “food deserts” with rich produce markets.(mark) it’s called beans and greens. if successful… it change lives. larry seward is here with details.(larry) this program has three goals: create higher demand for local foods… bring them to underserved communities… and encourage people with low-income to buy healthy produce.3 3 in k-c-k’s argentine community… children play in a food desert. from emerson park… the nearest grocery or market is nearly two-miles away. so a truck labeled bean and greens’ plans to become their mobile market. “the truck and the program are designed to increase the access and affordibiltiy of … fresh local produced food.” gayla brockman directs menorah legacy foundation the group behind it. two years ago… they partnered with kansas city’s center for urban agriculture. their goal: make seven l



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