City and Regional Planning an HCD Fellow are Driving Change

Recent grad Aury Kangelos (left) and Dr. Ken Reardon, director of the graduate program in the U of M’s city and regional planning department, have spearheaded a project that will deliver fresh meal options to Memphis’ food deserts. 

Low-income residents of the Mid-South’s “food deserts” often have trouble obtaining fresh, affordable food, resulting in a recent public outcry for a solution.

A project “driven” by the University of Memphis City and Regional Planning Department and 2010-12 HCD Fellow Aury Kangelos is set to address the problem as part of a large community partnership.

Read the Green Machine story in the UofM Magazine here: http://www.memphis.edu/magazine/issues/fall12/freshstart.php

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