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The St. Louis MetroMarket

Description: The St. Louis MetroMarket is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit mobile farmers‰Ûª's market that will restore access to healthy foods in all St. Louis area food deserts. The MetroMarket team is converting a Metro bus into a grocery store on wheels that will be use to bridge physical, financial, and educational barriers in food deserts in order to have the greatest potential towards increasing the supply and demand for healthy foods in these communities.

Community Partnerships:

  • Tillie's Corner

Primary SLU Contact: Jeremy Goss, jgoss2@slu.edu

Collaborator(s): Chef Steven Jenkins, Ellen Barnidge, Enbal Shacham, Mildred Matfeldt-Beman

Website: www.stlmetromarket.com

Categories: Health, Hunger and Access to Food, Nutrition

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