Developer Making Sure Dallas' Southern Sector Has Same Access To Resources As Other Parts Of CityHe helped bring a grocery store to an area of south Dallas considered a food desert for many years. Now, developer Terrence Maiden is taking on a new project to aid residents during the pandemic.
More Cities View Dollar Stores Expansion As Detrimental To Poor CommunitiesDollar stores are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor communities' access to healthy food.
Dallas Offers Grant Dollars to Encourage Solutions to Food DesertsWith major grocery stores largely avoiding underserved areas, the city's Office of Economic Development has set aside $250,000 in grant money to encourage non-profits to sow solutions.
Mobile Food Market Planting "Seeds" To End Dallas Food DesertsIn Dallas communities where food insecurity is common and fresh, healthy options are not: the seeds of change have already been planted.
Fort Worth Restauranteur Hopes To Address 'Food Desert' ProblemRobert Sonnen, is owner of the Garden Market and Bistro, a small eatery and fresh produce market tucked off of the 1200 block of Woodhaven Blvd.
Southeast Oak Cliff Community Hungry For A New StoreThe area has gone without a major grocery store nearby for years - earning it a ‘food desert’ designation from the USDA.
Grocery Store Subsidized By City Of Dallas Wants $20k More To Build A WallThe city of Dallas has already invested millions in subsidizing a grocery store in what's called a "food desert" in the city. Now, the operators of that store are asking the city for more money.
Bonton Farms' Sweat Equity Chipping Away At South Dallas Food DesertAn alley was turned into a chicken run with hens providing fresh eggs. Tilapia was raised in tanks. The corner garden expanded onto nearby vacant lots and in May 2015, Bonton Farms was born.