1000 Fresh Produce Carts Deployed to Poor NYC Neighborhoods

1000 Fresh Produce Carts Deployed to Poor NYC Neighborhoods

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apple-cart.jpgIn a new citywide effort to encourage street vendors to bring fresh vegetables and fruit to low-income neighborhoods, New York City has approved 1,000 new mobile food carts for neighborhoods in the five boroughs that have long been isolated from traditional supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets offering fresh produce at reasonable prices.

So far, 200 of the carts are now on the streets, though it will take a while to determine whether there is enough demand to keep all the vendors in business.

(Continue reading in New York Times)

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