An El Paso food bank and La Mesa, NM mushroom farm offer solutions to food desert issue in the Borderland


At El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, the city’s only food bank, they currently serve 150,000 food insecure people in the city. The need to improve food equity in a region where many people face limited access to healthy, nutritious food, inspired Patsy Stallworth to open Desert Spoon Food Hub in El Paso eight years ago.

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