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Voices: Identifying Barriers to Health Faced by City Heights Immigrants

Overcoming Barriers to Health is a collaboration between The AjA Project and UCSD’s Center for Community Health. The young women that participated ranged from 12 to 17 years old and were first- and second-generation East African refugees and immigrants. Through … Continue reading

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Traveling Stories Uses Farmers Market to Get Kids Reading

Children read at the Traveling Stories tent at the City Heights Farmers Market. | Photo Courtesy of Traveling Stories By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane and Peggy Pico A shopping trip to a farmers market is a regular part of the … Continue reading

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City Heights: A Food Desert?

Murphy’s Market on Fairmount Avenue is not nearly as large as an Alberstons or Vons, but it is packed with fresh produce, dry goods and other groceries. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By David Ogul Haga clic leerlo … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Providing Cash Incentives for Healthy Eating in San Diego

At the farmers market in City Heights, customers are able to use food stamps to purchase their fruits and vegetables. It’s a helping hand for the customers and a boon for the farmers. | Photo Credit: Sam Hodgson By Randy … Continue reading

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Food Stamp Cuts Could Hurt Local Farmers Market

The City Heights Farmers Market shattered expectations when it celebrated its fifth anniversary this summer. It was the first in the county to accept CalFresh, or food stamps, making it a success at a time when markets in low-income neighborhoods … Continue reading

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City Heights Farmers Market Celebrates Five Years, but Not Without Some Bumps

At the farmers market in City Heights, customers are able to use food stamps to purchase their fruits and vegetables. It’s a helping hand for the customers and a boon for the farmers. | Photo Credit: Sam Hodgson By Bianca … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Rings in Lunar New Year

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers It was a busy weekend for the Southern Sea Lion Dance Association. The started off their day performing at the City Heights Farmers Market celebration of Lunar New … Continue reading

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