Food Deserts

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

The Salvation Army and the city of Baltimore have opened up a supermarket to make healthy foods more affordable.

Auntie Fee, died this week via the number one way to die in America. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, half of black women age 20 and over have heart disease and only a third of us know this is our greatest health risk.

Appetite for Change and youth from North Minneapolis, Minnesota, address food deserts and growing healthy food in their new viral video, "Grow Food."

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on the plight of children in this country. Fudge explained to viewers that parents, teachers, students and community activists tell her the same thing -- “children across this country need our help.”

Two hip-hop legends are making it their goal to raise awareness about health and wellness with the launch of several juice bars in NY.

Hunts Point, an isolated and poor neighborhood in New York City’s borough of The Bronx, hosts the largest marketplace for fresh produce, meat, and fish in the northeastern United States. Huge trucks come and go at all hours of the day and night, carrying food to supermarket chains and the region’s finest restaurants. RELATED: America’s […]

“Food desert” is a term commonly used to describe communities with little or no access to healthy food, including fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and diary products. Millions of Americans — mostly poor, many African-Americans — live in these areas. In fact, the United States Department of Agriculture reports that about 23.5 million Americans currently live […]