The farmers’ market on wheels tackling one of America’s worst food deserts

The farmers’ market on wheels tackling one of America’s worst food deserts

A mobile market is helping to get healthy food into neighborhoods otherwise full of ‘fringe’ food stores like liquor shops

“I like the purple cabbage,” says Matinah Muhammad as she peruses all the colorful produce available at today’s mobile farmer’s market. “I used to have to go all the way to wherever just to get some cabbage.”

She knows all this fresh food would be nowhere near her neighborhood if it was not for the bright green truck that brings this seasonal market here every two weeks, organized by a local non-profit, the Arcadia Center.

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