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Farmers Market Encourages Healthy Eating in BOTY

On 51st and Wood are a corner/liquor store, several brick apartment buildings, and a busy intersection. There are no grocery stores located on the block, with only several in the neighborhood. But fast food restaurants and corner stores are still more accessible than produce stores. Yet, at this intersection is a local community garden that […]

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McKinley Park Community Garden Promotes Healthy Lifestyles

The McKinley Park Community Garden (MPCG) hosted its first garden walk, a tour of the neighborhood gardens owned by local residents. The garden walk is just one of the many efforts of the McKinley Park Community Garden, a not-for-profit organic garden established last April. On Saturday Aug. 10, residents saw firsthand the lush vegetation of […]