Stories with 'food deserts' tag

Volunteer: Inspire305 gives back at Opa-locka Urban Farm

Join Inspire305 for a morning of gardening, painting and planting healthy produce at the Opa-locka Urban Farm! Opa-locka, a Miami-Dade community, is considered one of Miami’s food deserts. With only two discount grocery stores to serve its 16,000 residents, local fast food and corner stores have become a quick and easy way for our neighbors […]

/ March 12, 2019


Your View: There’s a food desert in your backyard.

Liberty City has headline-grabbing problems, but the most deadly thing the community faces is the lack of healthy food options, writes resident Valencia Gunder.

/ May 8, 2016