Significant findings from the participatory action research project:
- 48% of the residents indicated that they see more fast food restaurants in their neighborhood than grocery stores.
- 51% of the residents surveyed reported that their family and children eat from fast food restaurants at least once per week.
- 55% of residents surveyed reported that members in their family household have diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
- 66% of residents indicated an interest in learning about gardening and having their own garden to grow their own food.