~posted by Kara
Our region is ahead of the rest of the country when it comes to organic farming and produce provided to our population. But even though we spend six billion dollars on food, we only spend 2% of that on local food. One of those reasons is food deserts.
Food deserts are something I knew all too well growing up in White Center. My mom and I mostly shopped at the Food Giant located on Delridge, which is now a Home Depot. When that went away we went to the Albertson’s on the edge of White Center and finally a few years after that the QFC in Westwood Village where we could find much better quality produce and meats. But all this was possible because we had a car. Continue reading “Thug Kitchen”