Creating a Culture of Healthy Food: FoodCorps at Kelly Miller Middle School

Starsha Valentine The Farm at Kelly Miller, Urban Agriculture

By Kat Riascos, Kelly Miller Middle School FoodCorps Service Member As we embark on 2018, I would like to take a moment and reflect on my time so far at Kelly Miller Middle School as the Dreaming Out Loud FoodCorps Service Member. From the start, the students have been so eager to learn about food and gardening. Any time I …

Are grocery stores enough to ensure healthy food access?

Proximity Does Not Equal Access: Why Grocery Stores Aren’t Enough

Joanna Williams Advocacy & Policy, Urban Agriculture

Share this Post Adding more grocery stores to marginalized communities will not solve the food crisis in DC. The solution requires a more nuanced and community-based approach. There is a healthy food crisis in DC. Less apparent than the gentrification—which ranks number two in the nation and lends itself to the District’s affordable housing crisis—the food access crisis in DC …