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An Oasis in the Food Desert

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

In 2010, the University of Louisville published a study called “The State of Food: A Snapshot of Food Access in Louisville” that examined inequities in the food system in our communities. The study was authored by the Food in Neighborhoods (FiN) committee, a group of nonprofit organizations, public health advocates, local government officials, farmers and concerned citizens. Formed under the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement (MHHM), the FiN committee began as a convergence between the Food Security Task Force and the MHHM’s Family and Communities Committee. The full report can be found here, and it reinforces the need for one of our most beloved programs – Seed to Table.

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