Starting with a farmers market, Hope Zone aims to increase food access in northwest Dayton

in Community/Food/Local News

Omega Community Development Corporation will hold a farmers market June 15, with the goal of increasing access to fresh produce in northwest Dayton.

The farmers market is part of a sweeping initiative called the Hope Zone Promise Neighborhood, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The goal is to support families in the 17 neighborhoods surrounding the Hope Center for Families campus on Harvard Boulevard.

Omega CDC hopes to expand the market over time and is working to develop a community garden on the Hope Zone campus.

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