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Here Comes the Food Trolley

Whole Foods grocery stores have often been called Whole Paycheck because of high prices. But now Whole Foods is partnering with a Portland woman who brings affordable, nutritious food to what are called food deserts; parts of any city not served by grocery stores.

The My Street Grocery began a couple of years when some Portland State grads loaded up a truck and parked it in various needy neighborhoods.

Founder Amelia Pape is getting help from Whole Foods Markets, using a trolley she found in Texas and getting into more neighborhoods.

Legacy Health Group is helping out by providing low income clients with vouchers to buy good, healthy food.

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