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Olympia Auset: Using The Power Of Food To Heal Racism

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Food access is an enduring problem in the U.S., so it has long been an issue we are passionate about. 'Food deserts' continue to plague our urban centers: defined as areas in which it is difficult to buy simple, healthy food (think milk, fresh fruit and veggies), food deserts are a persistent drag on public health, and have eluded decades of policymakers.

Entrepreneur Olympia Auset sees the problem as a fundamental one: “Food is a tool that can be used either for oppression or liberation,” she says. Her company SÜPRMARKT is attempting to solve that problem–while at the same time addressing racism in America. To find out how, read the whole fascinating story here.

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