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Farm to fork: a people’s movement

 Homeward Street Journal - USA 15 September 2019

Oak Park in Sacramento, California, is one of many so-called ‘food deserts’ in the USA, with the nearest grocery stores some miles from the neighborhood, making it difficult for low-income people to access fresh food. Now, one man is fighting back for his community. Ron Rutherford grows fresh vegetables in his own garden to share with the historically African-American neighborhood and has further plans to open a soup kitchen and expand the garden to offer work to people. He speaks to Cathleen Williams of Homeward Street Journal. (1258 Words) - By Cathleen Williams

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Anthony and Ron Rutherford (on the right). Photo: Paula Lomazzi

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