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Making Contact, for November 13, 2009 - 1:30pm

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Making Contact - How We Survive: Sprouting Up in Empty Breadbaskets

We continue our series “How We Survive.”  The irony of food poverty in California’s agriculturally rich Central Valley and a look at community gardens popping up in food deserts. We also explore a project bringing healthy food to low income neighborhoods in Oakland, California.

“Healthy & Affordable Food in Urban Areas”

Michelle Obama;

Erica Torrence, People’s Grocery Community Outreach Coordinator;

Nubia, Receives People’s Grocery “Grub Box”.


“Empty Breadbaskets in the Central Valley”

Rachel Klein, Fresno Community Food Bank Worker;

Evangelina Zaragoza, Needs Food Aid;

Nayamin Martinez, Binational Center for the Development of Oaxacan Indigenous Communities Health Coordinator;

Richard Yanes, Fresno Metro Ministry Executive Director;

Tom Mattott, Fresno Metro Ministry Al-Radka Park Community Garden Manager.


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