Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Examining how we use words, in this case “food desert,” makes us see people and places in new ways–more complex and complete. In this book, Ashante Reese examines a single DC neighborhood and finds agency in food that might otherwise be overlooked, and that might be a model for ways to address equitable food access.

This review appeared in the September issue of CHoWline, the monthly newsletter of the Culinary Historians of Washington, DC–a group you should check out!

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