In areas that have few grocery stores, the only options around may be fast food and convenience stores that only sell high-fat, high-sugar snacks. The food justice movement seeks to make sure everyone has access to healthy foods and knows what goes into making a nutritious meal.
The difference between a co-op and a regular supermarket is that co-op members make the decision of what foods to buy and how to purchase and distribute them.
World Savvy is an organization that teaches students about what is happening both in their world and in their communities. Check out Kid Reporter, Ana Phelan’s coverage of The World Savvy New York Media and Arts Festival exhibit at the Poet’s Den and Gallery in East Harlem.
A Brand New Supermarket to help you and your family eat healthy and reduce waste too!
Much of the food we eat is produced for the lowest cost possible often at the expense of safety and the environment.