living in a food desert
Millions of Americans live in food deserts without access to healthy food, an issue that is known in the UK and other parts of the world as well. Pedro sets off on his bike in search of fruit and vegetables and asks his teacher, mayor and grocer to help. When they can’t do anything, he bubble-gum glues his mouth shut in protest. The teacher, mayor and grocer figure out how to help and eventually plan an urban garden so Pedro can grow healthy snacks of his own.
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