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The Montgomery area food bank will celebrate the grand opening of their newly expanded facility. The expansion was built onto the existing facility on Trade Center Street.The newly expanded facility isMore >>
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A new city program aims to increase the access of fresh fruits and vegetables to residents in Cincinnati.
Council Member Laure Quinlivan unveiled three new Mobile Produce Zones during a tour on Friday, part of Cincinnati's Mobile Produce Vending Pilot Program.
The program is designed to make more fresh produce available by issuing permits to community gardeners, urban farmers and entrepreneurs to sell fresh fruits and vegetables near community gardens and in neighborhoods with 'food deserts'.
The first stop on Friday's tour was located at 1718 Main Street in Over-the-Rhine, where neighborhood kids were working in the urban garden. The second was in front of Park + Vine, at 1202 Main Street.
Lastly, the final stop on the produce tour was in the East End at 234 Strader Street where owners showcased their urban garden success.
Quinlivan, who spearheaded Mobile Produce Zones in 2012, was excited to see the program in in several neighborhoods.
"It is important to provide citizens with healthy food options," says Quinlivan. "These zones were created for urban gardens to sell their fresh produce to residents who live in food deserts."