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Published on May 31st, 2011 | by Beth Buczynski

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Mobile Market Brings Locally-Grown Produce to Food Deserts in Chicago

How can a community deal with food deserts, or urban areas without ready access to a variety of healthy, fresh foods? Convincing grocery chain to enter these often impoverished neighborhoods is one idea; urban farming is another (that’s really taken off). Chicago’s Food Desert Network has just launched yet another alternative: the Fresh Moves Mobile Produce Mart.

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Beth believes many societal problems can be solved through sharing or other alternatives to the corporate system. I'm interested in exploring the growing collaborative consumption movement and how sharing is changing the way we work and play. See what I'm up to by following me on Twitter as @ecosphericblog.



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