Healthy Food

This Community Farm Is Serving Up Healthy, Affordable Food In A South Dallas Food Desert

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South Dallas is a food desert, with limited access to healthy, affordable options. Food insecurity has only increased amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dallas’ Paul Quinn College is trying to help with its “We Over Me Farm.”

Ten years ago, the college tried unsuccessfully to find a grocery store to open a location in South Dallas.

“We even offered land for like $0 rent, you know, for people to come build whatever they wanted to build and on campus and that wasn’t happening,” said Chris Dowdy, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the historically Black college.

He said once those efforts

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Healthy Food

Northwell Direct, Whole Foods Market Offer a Holistic, Affordable Primary Care Network to Whole Foods Team Members

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Northwell Direct – a Northwell Health company that offers a range of health and wellness solutions to employers in the tri-state area – is teaming with Whole Foods Market to provide local Team Members a customized primary care network that delivers holistic, lifestyle-based and affordable medical care.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210111005727/en/

Whole Foods employees and dependents can see Northwell providers at seven locations around metro New York. CREDIT: Northwell Health

Seven Northwell Health locations – in Westchester, Manhattan, Queens and Long Island – will be easily accessible primary care destinations for eligible Whole

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