Citing food inequity among the borough’s minority population, a local nonprofit has opened an urban farm in Brownsville to provide healthy food to the local community, which suffers from high rates of diseases resulting from poor diet.

The 5,000-square-foot harvesting lot, dubbed “The Eastern Parkway Farm,” marks The Campaign Against Hunger’s second urban farm in Brooklyn, and sits on its namesake parkway between Pitkin and Howard avenues.

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