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Food Security

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govanstowne farmers market

York Road Initiative works with residents to research and develop sustainable models for food access and security in the Govans area.

  •  Operate Govanstowne Farmers’ Market, providing affordable access to fresh produce and whole foods every summer since 2010
  •  2013 Food Access Survey, a research project engaging 200 neighbors to learn their food needs
  • Implement FreshCrate, a partnership between three, independent corner stores and Loyola’s Parkhurst Dining Services to provide competitively priced produce to address year-round food insecurity