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Lawndale resident Nichole Thorne shops for fresh produce not at your usual grocery store, but on an old CTA bus. Fresh Moves is mobile produce market bringing fresh foods to Chicago neighborhoods without access to them. 


Mobile market brings fresh produce into food deserts

by Bethany Moore
July 07, 2011


Fresh Moves is bringing ripe fruits and veggies to Chicago neighborhoods deemed food deserts. Using an old CTA bus, the mobile market drives around Austin and Lawndale neighborhoods, providing community members with fresh produce.