Urban Farming: A Food Desert Oasis

Posted on Feb 16 2017 - 6:57pm by UOG

“KCET is working with community partners in El Monte and South El Monte to learn about the health and nutrition options available to residents in both cities and throughout the San Gabriel Valley and beyond.

Can an urban farm make a difference in a community labeled a food desert? “SoCal Connected” goes to South El Monte where Earthworks, an urban farm, is changing the diets of families and children. Reporter Cara Santa Maria profiles the Morales family who has found that being a member of Earthworks is a way to return to their roots.”

Original article can be found at: “KCET.org

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