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Finding food deserts and food organizations

(article, Culinate staff)

Want to know whether you live in a food desert? (No, not an arid scrubland, but a neighborhood or region without easy, reliable access to fresh food.) Check out the USDA's online food-desert locator, which assesses whether a federal census tract — some urban, some rural — qualifies as a food desert. 

Meanwhile, Culinate contributor Kurt Michael Friese has a Pinterest board of food organizations he likes, all of which are helping to spread the word about food justice, farm reform, seed diversity, and the like, including eradicating those pesky food deserts.