The need for healthier food options in the city has been a subject LEO Weekly’s covered for awhile now, particularly the lack of food security in the West End. Check here, here and here for more examples.
Among the many social justice groups and Metro government agencies addressing this issue, a new organization called New Roots has sprouted up. The grassroots organizations seeks to meet the needs of urban communities by improving access to fresh food for residents and create marketing opportunities in the city for regional farmers.
Check out their latest video on the food justice movement, which highlights the lack of food options in west Louisville and what they’re doing to address it.
From New Roots: