The food system is complicated. Many families living in DC’s Wards 7 and 8 lack consistent access to affordable, healthy food. These communities suffer from the highest rates of obesity, diabetes and food insecurity. Meanwhile, the family farms producing these healthy foods struggle to reach these markets and make ends meet. Both communities deserve better.
Joan Ricevuto’s journey began when she realized she was at risk for diabetes because of her weight. Since she didn’t want to have diabetes, she enrolled in the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program.
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