[permaculture] Produce to the People!
santoyo at earthflow.com
Fri Jun 19 00:16:16 EDT 2009
NYC embraces low overhead, fresh produce cart businesses...
"...The cart’s debut was the centerpiece of the first public celebration of
a new citywide effort to encourage street vendors to bring fresh vegetables
and fruit to low-income neighborhoods that have been called “food deserts”
because of the predominance of fast-food outlets offering high-fat,
high-sugar fare and the dearth of healthful culinary fare.
The city has approved 1,000 new mobile food carts for neighborhoods in the
five boroughs that have long been isolated from traditional supermarkets,
grocery stores and farmers’ markets offering fresh produce at reasonable
*L. Santoyo, Director
EarthFlow Design Works
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