Lindsay Heights Mobile Collective

Since being diagnosed with lung cancer, Tom has been unable to work. Limited transportation and the lack of grocery stores near his Lindsay Heights home in Milwaukee make accessing healthy, nutritious food he needs to fight his disease difficult.

The Lindsay Heights neighborhood is one of several “food deserts” in Milwaukee. A food desert is defined as neighborhoods void of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthful whole foods largely due to a lack of grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and healthy food providers. A recent study of the Lindsay Heights neighborhoo