South Central resident Olympia Auset was sick of taking the bus two hours to buy fresh produce. So, she started selling fresh produce herself.
Okra, eggplant and mulberries: Atlanta hopes a food forest will provide residents with fresh produce.
In some cases, groups trying to solve the problem are competing for funding.
New approach to fighting food deserts puts fresh produce in the middle of town
Walter Robb, CEO of high-end grocer Whole Foods, talks to Marketplace about why his company is opening its latest store in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
Upscale grocer Whole Foods is opening a location in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. The area is mostly poor, but many residents are excited to gain access to high-quality foods. Others aren't convinced that the store is catering to them.