- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
A Black-Owned Supermarket Coming To The West Side Is Giving Away Groceries Until It Opens
"People are saying, 'Wow, this is what you'll be carrying when you open? We'll definitely be shopping here,'" said the owner of North Lawndale Meat & Produce Market.
West Side Business Owner Gave Away Free Food After City Closed Save A Lot
The Feb. 11 food giveaway is aimed at helping those struggling with food insecurity following the sudden closure of Save A Lot in West Garfield Park.
City Revises Fire Hydrant Policy That Left Community Gardens Dry
Advocates for Urban Agriculture also launched a grant to help gardens pay for tapping into hydrants under the new policy.
Austin Teens Are Turning A Liquor Store Into A Pop-Up Food Market
The project aims to address the lack of healthy food options on the West Side, which is considered a food desert.
They Paid $1,700 To Get Water For Their Community Garden, But City Won’t Turn On The Taps
The city has only issued six permits to community gardens this year after rolling out cumbersome requirements for water use.
Last Year It Cost $5 For West Side Community Gardens To Tap Into City Water. Now The Price Is $1,700
New regulations require community gardens use a pricey valve and union plumber to connect to fire hydrants. Gardeners say the new rule will hurt low-income Black communities the most.
Along With Health Care Disparity, Effects Of Food Deserts Likely Making Coronavirus More Deadly For Black Chicagoans
“When you live in a country that does not allocate its resources fairly, you will always have populations of people that will suffer greater."
Want To End Austin’s Food Desert Status? Vote To Help Open Forty Acres Grocery Store
The fresh market is competing for a $50,000 grant that would allow it to open a store, ending "food apartheid," its founder said.