VIDEO: Revolutionizing Food Access in the Nation’s Capital

The Fresh Food Factory in the Anacostia neighborhood of Southeast, DC is building a community around healthy living.

The Fresh Food Factory is leading the fight against DC food deserts.

What is a food desert, you ask?

A food desert is a low-income neighborhood that lacks easy access to fresh food and requires locals to travel great lengths just to go food shopping or pick up dinner … in Anacostia, it is a neighborhood with some of the highest poverty and obesity rates in all of DC. 

via Planet Forward.