How community gardens do (and don’t) address food apartheid in South Dallas

How community gardens do (and don’t) address food apartheid in South Dallas

With the few grocery stores and continuing food apartheid in South Dallas, community organizers have established urban farms and community gardens. While the projects have fostered a sense of community, to what extent have they improved food access?

Food Apartheid

Michaela Rush - March 22, 2024

50 new homes in Mill City spring from a partnership between Matthews Southwest and Urban Specialists

50 new homes in Mill City spring from a partnership between Matthews Southwest and Urban Specialists

When complete, the development will provide 50 two-story single-family homes that can be purchased by eligible individuals and families.

South Dallas

Tanya Raghu - November 8, 2023

A new public safety project in Mill City may be a solution to the city’s 311 problem

A new public safety project in Mill City may be a solution to the city’s 311 problem

A task force on safe communities is spending $150,000 to help clean up nearly 600 vacant lots in Mill City, with the goal of cutting crime along with the grass in the neighborhood.

South Dallas

Sujata Dand - October 17, 2022