YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Mahoning County’s Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing Our Neighborhood (ACTION) kicked off their third season of pop-up markets Friday.
The market was arrange on the nook of Market Road and West Federal in downtown Youngstown.
The group partnered with GROW City Farm (Flying Excessive Inc.) to deliver recent meals to town.
Youngstown is taken into account a meals desert as a consequence of its lack of grocery shops. The markets assist with meals challenges within the metropolis by bringing native produce on to folks.
“I believe getting access to recent fruit and veggies, having it regionally, immediately from the farm to folks, I believe that simply does one thing for the vibrancy of the neighborhood,” stated Jeff Magada, govt director of Flying Excessive Inc.
ACTION organizer Vicki Vicars stated the markets are very important to those that dwell within the metropolis.
“We actually acknowledge the the worth of neighborhood well being and the way vital it’s to have good meals to take care of your well being,” she stated.
Additionally on the market, free cookware was supplied together with COVID-19 vaccines.
ACTION says they plan to have a cellular market beginning this fall, too.