food deserts

How Two Los Angeles Entrepreneurs Are Fighting America's Food Desert Crisis

In 2018, one analysis found there were four liquor stores for every grocery store in South Los Angeles. That’s why the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network is transforming liquor stores into healthy food stores—without getting rid of the liquor. Twelve miles away in Compton, Roland Jackson is also on a mission to provide locals with healthy food options. NBCLX’s Cody Broadway and Fernando Hurtado teamed up to explore these possible solutions to food deserts.