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 …

Dreaming Out Loud Welcomes New Team Members!

Brandy Brooks DOL In the Office

2016 has been a year of amazing growth for Dreaming Out Loud. In addition to a new season at our community markets in Northeast and Southwest, the past several months have seen new volunteer groups and community members joining us at our organic garden, the launch of our community engagement process for the Farm at Kelly Miller, and an expansion …

Chris Bradshaw with Dave Matthews at Farm Aid 2016

Discovering Farm Aid with DOL

Joanna Williams DOL Out and About

Joanna Williams is an Emerson National Hunger Fellow with Dreaming Out Loud. Below, she shares her reflection on our day at Farm Aid 2016. A couple of weekends ago, I attended Farm Aid 2016 with our team from Dreaming Out Loud. Being relatively new to the team and to the food justice scene, I didn’t know what to expect from the …