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One Woman's $5 Vegan Meals Are Served in an Unexpected Place: The Bodega

Monica Humphries


Improving community nutrition requires making healthy food accessible and affordable. In Westlake, California, LaRayia’s Bodega provides healthy food at a convenience store price point of five dollars or less. Donations of misshapen fruit help to reduce costs. The bodega operates as part of the Love Without Reason nonprofit, which operates a meal program.

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