Because everyone deserves access to healthy, safe, and affordable food.


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DeVon Nolen
Market and Outreach Manager for the West Broadway Farmers Market

DeVon Nolen is a big-picture person. When thinking about healthy food affordability, she knows it’s not just about making the price of tomatoes cheaper. It’s also about education—educating those in poverty on purchasing and preparing healthy foods, educating policymakers on the importance of food affordability, and educating the community at large on why this all matters. According to DeVon, a large part of that education is challenging the narratives that surround healthy food access—mainly the fictitious assumption that poor people don’t want to eat healthy food. “I think the Food Charter is a tool and a catalyst to be able …


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