We’ll talk to an East Portland resident about the challenges of living far from healthy food choices, and we’ll speak to activists who are trying to change the current situation.
You can see the rest of OPB’s East of 82nd series here, which includes a tumblr page and the story of a Somali refeugee who started his own market in Portland.
Do you live in a food desert? How difficult is it to get fresh produce? What kind of changes would you like to see in your community?
- Jill Erickson: Wilkes Community District Resident
- Amelia Pape: Founder, My Street Grocery
- Jill Kuehler: Executive Director, Zenger Farm