Friday, June 26th, 2015 | Fresh Food Co-Ops Fight Liberty City Food Desert

The first co-op launched in March 2014 with a second one opening a year later. Together they serve 100 families and over 300 children within a 29-block range from 63rd Street to 59th Street and Seventh Avenue to 22nd Avenue. Each family donates a small amount ($2 at the first co-op or $5 at the second co-op) and receives $40 to $50 of fresh produce. Cooking and nutrition courses are also available.