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This issue we focus on food. Who has access to fresh produce? Here are links to three pieces that we think are worth your time:

ORGANIC FOR THE PEOPLE
(10 minute read)
Residents of Brooklyn's East New York aren't holding their breath for a Whole Foods or Trader Joe's to open nearby. They're growing their own fresh, organic food. 
Alia Malek | Al Jazeera America | 25 November 2015 http://projects.aljazeera.com/2014/food-justice/  

IN ONE OF THE NATION'S UNHEALTHIEST PLACES, THIS HOSPITAL PRESCRIBES FRESH FOOD FROM ITS OWN FARM
(7 minute read) 
In an industry usually focused on medicine and procedures, a Philadelphia-area hospital decided what its patients needed was a farm and advice about food. 
Liza Bayless | Yes Magazine | 15 December 2016
http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/in-one-of-the-nations-unhealthiest-places-this-hospital-prescribes-fresh-food-from-its-own-farm-20161215?utm_source=YTW&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=20161216

STEPHEN RITZ: A TEACHER GROWING GREEN IN THE SOUTH BRONX
(14 minute view)
A whirlwind of energy and ideas, Stephen Ritz is a teacher in New York's tough South Bronx, where he and his kids grow lush gardens for food, greenery -- and jobs.
TED | January 2012
 https://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_ritz_a_teacher_growing_green_in_the_south_bronx

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Thank you.

chris eberhardt

co-founder of boundariesandcrossings.org
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