Is it hard to find quality, inexpensive, healthy foods in your neighborhood?
“I only have $20 until payday…
My car is almost out of gas…
my nearest grocery store is 10 miles away…so I can’t walk
(why does my neighborhood have 20 liquor stores and 0 grocery stores!)
I could take the bus, but that would leave me $15, but I need to give the kids
lunch money…If I only eat one meal a day……but what about the kids…
ok, If I walk half way to the store and take the bus the other half, then I can….”
((This is a reality for a lot of families in the US))
You: “Siri, did you just say it’s 20 miles to the nearest grocery store?”
Siri: “Yes I did Jamal. And yes, that IS pretty messed up.”***
Being stranded in a food desert is no fun.
It’s an extremely stressful situation that’s incredibly bad for your health because many times, you have to sacrifice your health in the name of just having something, anything to eat.
But check this out: It IS possible to break this cycle and eat a healthy balanced diet…for pennies on the dollar.
Check out these resources to help you feed yourself and your family the best food available at the lowest prices imaginable.
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