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Tag: food desert

Jun
16

Truckaroo Food Truck Festival

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:00pm

Food trucks are an important source of economic opportunity for entrepreneurs of all types. They can enhance the culinary culture of your city, increase employment, enliven streets, and provide food options in underserved areas – if you let them. Our event mission is: Celebrating the uniqueness of street food while incorporating local ingredients and promoting > Continue Reading

Jun
7

Farmers Markets Build Food Equity

Filed Under: Vibrant Community - Posted @ 10:56am

It’s that time of year when Pierce County Farmers Markets connect residents to local farmers, small businesses, live entertainment, and a chance to meet neighbors. Farmers Markets also bring fresh produce to areas that have been referred to as “food deserts”, urban areas where grocery options are limited. To provide greater access to healthy nutrition, Tacoma Farmers Markets, Puyallup > Continue Reading