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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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