Bessemer’s Jonesboro community is a federally-designated food desert. Located just Southwest of downtown Bessemer, this low-income area hasn’t had ready access to fresh, affordable food…until now. Keep reading for the scoop on Urban Market Discount Foods and how they’re changing access to healthy food in the area.Continue reading “Bessemer’s Urban Market Discount Foods is bringing fresh affordable goods to the food desert now [PHOTOS]”
Birmingham, AL is experiencing massive growth. That’s no surprise to any Bham Now readers. Recently, the city government passed legislation to meet a need Birmingham residents have—lack of access to fresh and healthy foods.Continue reading “Amendment passed to increase access to healthy foods in Birmingham”
Birmingham’s food boom has also given rise to a big opportunity: solving hunger in the Magic City.