Louis’ Groceries participates in panel on food deserts in Chicago, March 20, 2014

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The Illinois Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights will host a panel of local leaders and experts to evaluate progress made toward addressing food deserts in Chicago, the topic of a 2011 committee report. Public comment will follow.

Panelists:

Dr. Bechara Choucair, Chicago Department of Public Health
Sonya Harper, Growing Home
Trinita Logue, IFF
Rafael Malpica, Walgreens
Connie Spreen, Experimental Station
Terri Zhu, Louis’ Groceries

 

 

Recently in our kitchen . . .

Our newest volunteer chef, Jihan, taught us how to make a butternut squash soup and a kale salad.

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Marsha from University of Illinois Extension made a simple, healthy chowder with ingredients on hand for store shoppers to taste.

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Ramona of Chef in the Hood demonstrated recipes for mini turkey meatloaves, roasted butternut squash and sauteed collard greens.

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