The Shreveport Mobile Market was a result of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation grant. Inaccessibility to healthy foods is a big problem in Shreveport. Inaccessibility refers not only to physical accessibility, but also expense of fresh foods and lack of knowledge in preparation. The Mobile Market will help break down these barriers by taking fresh fruits and vegetables to the consumers in the food deserts, offering them at a manageable price, and showing them healthy ways to prepare them. The Mobile Market has a schedule at several local Shreveport Recreation Centers and the reception has been huge!! Plans are in the works to expand the outreach to other areas. Only local fresh produce is offered.
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