Project CAFE

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Some neighborhoods in Los Angeles have more fast-food restaurants and convenience stores than fresh produce from farmers' markets and supermarkets. Andrea Azuma advocates access to healthy food in low-income neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Andrea's the project manager for Project CAFE (Community Action on Food Environments), which is a part of the Center for Food & Justice, Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. She discusses the challenges that the Pico-Union, MacArthur Park and South Los Angeles neighborhoods face in obtaining nutritious foods as well as CAFE's agenda for improving this situation.

Music break: Anything Goes by Tal Farlow