Houston City Councilman Seeks Grocer for Northeast Community


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In Houston, TX, every block has a corner store, especially in predominately Latino neighborhoods. While corner stores selling chips and soda are plenty, full-service grocery stores selling fruits and vegetables are scare in some of these areas.

Houston City Councilman Jerry Davis has decided that if the big supermarkets won’t move into low-income neighborhoods, he would seek them out himself.

He plans to meet with Sterling Farms, a supermarket in Louisiana started by actor Wendell Pierce. Read more about Sterling Farms here!

Meeting with potential partners is one step on the road to bringing healthy food into neighborhoods that need it.

Read more here.

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