Food Desert

Entrepreneur Robert Thomas founded Houston’s first Black-owned grocery store, District Market Green Grocer, to eradicate food insecurity.

A Black Tennessee-based couple opened a grocery store to combat food insecurity in South Memphis.

A Black woman-owned, Chicago-based grocery store created to address the city’s food deserts received a $2.5 million grant.

A Black entrepreneur is opening a fresh food market to address food insecurity in Chicago.

A group of teenagers from Chicago transformed a liquor store into a pop-up fresh food market for their community.

A Houston-based restaurateur opened a grocery store to ensure that low-income families have access to affordable healthy food options amid the public health crisis.

States keep trying to ban the purchase of junk food with food stamps while ignoring the lack of access to inexpensive healthy food choices in low-income communities.