Posts tagged "farmers markets"

Politics in review: Rep. Rush vows to stop Metra's project; fresh food relief to food deserts; 41 alderman 'trust' Rahm

Politics in review: Rep. Rush vows to stop Metra's project; fresh food relief to food deserts; 41 alderman 'trust' Rahm
Here’s a roundup of political news from the past week: U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush wants to derail Metra before it moves forward with a multimillion-dollar federal construction project in his 1st Congressional District, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Rush is peeved because none of the bidders vying for the biggest contract–an $86 million construction deal–are... Read more »

Why we need "fair food" not just "whole foods"

Why we need "fair food" not just "whole foods"
The difference between the Lakeview Wholefoods and the 59th street food mart in Englewood is striking. In the first, lemons come in varieties–conventional, organic and Meyer. In the second, I saw a single bag of them on a counter in a dimly lit room with several turned dark yellow and caved in with rot. Food’s... Read more »