In Keney Park, a 'Mobile Kitchen' Prepares to Roll Into Food Deserts

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In Keney Park, a 'Mobile Kitchen' Prepares to Roll Into Food Deserts

By Vinny Vella, Hartford Courant
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Herb Virgo’s vision arrived on four wheels, painted a yellow as bright as the future he hopes it’ll bring to the North End.

A decommissioned school bus, a relic from the Springfield school district, sits behind the greenhouse operated by the Keney Park Sustainability Project, which Virgo directs. By Thanksgiving, the bus’ transformation will be complete, creating a mobile teaching kitchen, a roving oasis to bring relief to the food deserts of Hartford’s poorest neighborhoods.

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Community Development | Corporate Contributions | Fighting Hunger | Good Health and Well-Being | Grants | Hunger Relief | Non-Profits | Nutrition | Partnerships | Whole Cities Foundation

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