Posts Tagged ‘food desert’

Nonprofit Restaurant Wants to Redefine Feeding the Hungry

Posted by Mallory Houser

Organic, healthy meals often come at a price, but a new restaurant opening in the Near Southside district of Fort Worth is breaking the stereotype that quality foods require lofty amounts of cash.

Taste, founded by chef Jeff Williams, along …

New Markets to Ease
South Dallas Food Desert

Posted by Lance Murray

Two announcements this week could help dry up the food desert in South Dallas.

On Wednesday, the Dallas City Council voted to give Bonton Farms a $100,000 grant to help its planned market and cafe. Earlier this week, word came …

Dallas Filmmakers Shining Light on Food Insecurity

Posted by Heather Noel

Daniel Nanasi

Oak Cliff resident Daniel Nanasi had no idea about the food access issues in his own city, but a meetup group changed his perception forever.

Attending the Food Desert Solutions gatherings, Nanasi learned some sobering facts about food …

Bonton Farms Director Cultivates a Community

Posted by Heather Noel

Daron Babcock admits before founding Bonton Farms, he’d never really grown anything.

The South Dallas urban farm director told guests Thursday night at The Grove coworking space that he didn’t intend to become a farmer either.

“It was never …