We live in one of the richest countries in the world with an abundance of resources. However, we also have some of the highest poverty rates in the world. According to worldpopulationreview.com, the United States currently has the 4th highest poverty rate in the world. Millions of people struggle every day just to have the basic necessities. One of those basic needs is, of course, food. Across the country, many people live in a food desert. A food desert is an area that has limited access to affordable and nutritious food. Sadly, most food deserts directly affect low income black and brown neighborhoods.