Yuki Noguchi | NPR News | January 22, 2020

Protests after Floyd’s death damaged and shut down the only full-service grocery store within a 3-mile radius of North Minneapolis. For two months, what remained were dozens of fast food and convenience stores. Access to fresh food has been a struggle for decades, but now it’s compounding the health effects of the pandemic. Chronic conditions like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes—all linked to a poor diet—are putting people at higher risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19. A group called Appetite for Change is trying to lead the community down a different path, teaching others to grow their way to healthy food.

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