A D.C. Chef’s Ambitious System to Put Restaurant Workers Back on the Job | Eater DC

March 26, 2020
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On March 26, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation, was cited by Eater DC:

While Maketto’s efforts will be focused on Ward 6 residents, Bruner-Yang says the model could be applied to help out areas with more dire needs, too. Data collected by the D.C. Policy Center in 2017 showed that half of the city’s food deserts were in Ward 8, and nearly a third were in Ward 7. Bruner-Yang says he’s already lobbied Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal about potentially bringing Power of 10 to the recently opened outpost in Anacostia.

Read more: A D.C. Chef’s Ambitious System to Put Restaurant Workers Back on the Job | Eater DC

Related: Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation | D.C. Policy Center

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