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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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Urban gardens offer more than just food

  On warm, sunny Saturday mornings, you will see around a dozen youth and adults tending a garden at the corner of 51st and Wolcott. During every summer for the past four years, the once-vacant lot is transformed into a community garden. Here, young people learn how to grow food and how to eat healthier. […]