Woodlawn Residents Eye An Oasis In Neighborhood’s “Food Desert”

Woodlawn Residents Eye An Oasis In Neighborhood’s “Food Desert”

Many residents of Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood have to trek well outside their neighborhood to find a place they can buy fresh, healthy food. That could change next year, if Jewel-Osco carries out its new plan to open a full-service grocery at 63rd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. WBEZ’s Benjamin Payne reports.