I came across this great site that focuses on food and health issues from the Berkeley School of Journalism. I loved this article about doctors prescribing fruits and vegetables to their patients and the wide-ranging impact to our communities:
While the programs are primarily aimed at alleviating diet-related health problems, the vegetable prescription program also assists local farmers and food growers.
“We have a triple impact,” Storch said. “We help the underserved have healthy foods and vegetables, and help local farmers. It keeps money within the community.”
Read the whole thing.