Kyle Tsukahira and David Mey of API Forward Movement’s Food Roots program pack CSA bags out of their office in Downtown Los Angeles.
These needs shed light on the economic diversity in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in California, where AAPIs represent about 1 in 6 residents and are the fastest-growing racial groups in the state.
Food deserts tend to be in poorer neighborhoods that are in most need of affordable food.
This site is protected by recaptchaDuring the pandemic, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders haven’t been able to afford fresh food or access to culturally specific ingredients.
“There are health disparities among Asian Americans that are tied to their lack of access to familiar foods.