This new food bus will travel around food-deprived Chicago neighborhoods selling fresh produce

Fresh Moves’ commercial food bus is the first of its kind in Chicago, city officials said.
The  idea was developed by four local residents who decided they couldn’t  wait for large retailers to serve troubled neighborhoods.
Rather  than rely on residents to get to a market, Fresh Moves will deliver  affordable, healthy food to their struggling communities block by block.  And instead of focusing on profit, Fresh Moves’ mission is to address  the social issues that arise in communities where the food selection is  abysmal.
"This is about reaching a vulnerable population," Casey  said. "We are, hopefully, attacking the issue of food access and  unemployment radically different."

This new food bus will travel around food-deprived Chicago neighborhoods selling fresh produce

Fresh Moves’ commercial food bus is the first of its kind in Chicago, city officials said.

The idea was developed by four local residents who decided they couldn’t wait for large retailers to serve troubled neighborhoods.

Rather than rely on residents to get to a market, Fresh Moves will deliver affordable, healthy food to their struggling communities block by block. And instead of focusing on profit, Fresh Moves’ mission is to address the social issues that arise in communities where the food selection is abysmal.

"This is about reaching a vulnerable population," Casey said. "We are, hopefully, attacking the issue of food access and unemployment radically different."

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    This is awesome
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    THIS IS FANTASTIC.
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    Reblogging with the hope that the idea can spread to other urban areas.
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    what’s not to love about this initiative! so inspiring. wow… i love when i get to remember that there are great people...
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    Seconded :D
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    This seems like a really cool idea.
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    This honestly makes me so happy for my city. These are normal residents who don’t have big names or any outside pull,...