Student-run honey business, farmers market helping community’s ‘food desert’ – WISN Milwaukee

Student-run honey business, farmers market helping community’s ‘food desert’

These students were already making a difference by running their own business, but now they’re overseeing a farmers market.The Parramore Farmers Market may be located in a parking lot, but it’s a key place to get fresh food: The closest produce store is nearly 3 miles away.“Parramore is a food desert, and it’s a little difficult to find access to fresh food and vegetables,” said Jemmy Barrera, the farmers market coordinator.Check out the video above to learn more about how students are involved.

These students were already making a difference by running their own business, but now they’re overseeing a farmers market.

The Parramore Farmers Market may be located in a parking lot, but it’s a key place to get fresh food: The closest produce store is nearly 3 miles away.

“Parramore is a food desert, and it’s a little difficult to find access to fresh food and vegetables,” said Jemmy Barrera, the farmers market coordinator.

Check out the video above to learn more about how students are involved.

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