Using a farm-to-table approach to combat food deserts in South Jersey

Group works with farmers in Cumberland County to deliver fresh produce and healthy prepared meals to residents of Camden and Salem

Some urban residents have to travel miles to get to a grocery story. Camden is notorious for being a food desert. Nutritionists say that leads to high rates of hypertension and other life-threatening illnesses because of limited access to fresh fruit and vegetables. But Invincible City is working to cultivate a better future by using a farm-to-table approach. Correspondent Leah Mishkin reports as part of our ongoing series “Hunger in NJ.”

Support for “Hunger in NJ” has been provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.