Farmers markets are helping provide food options while elected officials try to lure a full-service grocery store
By way of a series of panels, progressive activists looked to propose new solutions to tackle inequitable conditions, all of which pertained directly or indirectly to the topic of food justice.
The Women's March kicked off seven consecutive Saturdays of protests in Denver and set the tone for 2017. This year already feels different.
Those who want to participate in AARP Foundation's Summer of Service to Seniors program in Denver can still sign up.
Grocery delivery in Denver, from Amazon Prime Now and others, is probably better for the economy than for food insecurity.
The Double Up Food Bucks, or DUFB, program led by LiveWell Colorado gives food stamps recipients $20 worth of free locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables each time they use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits at participating farmers markets and grocers.
Denver is kicking in $100,000 as part of its latest effort to address food insecurity in Globeville, Elyria-Swansea, Montbello, Westwood and other areas where access to groceries is limited.
King Soopers is opening the store at 2953 Havana St., just outside of food deserts in Aurora and about a mile and half from Denver's Montbello neighborhood.
Denver set $3 million aside to get grocery stores in Globeville-Eyria-Swansea, Westwood and Montbello, but so far no supermarkets have announced plans to enter the food deserts.
In Denver, there's also a march around the Colorado State Capitol from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
We've been at the Women's March on Denver all day. Here are some of the people who wanted to make their voices heard at the march.
There were sizable demonstrations Friday against the inauguration of Donald Trump. Saturday's planned Women's March on Denver should be even bigger.
If you live in a food desert, you probably know it without having a textbook description. If you don't, here's the definition.