TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Vigo County’s title of “unhealthy” comes as no surprise to some.

“Parts of the city seem to be a food island,” said Dorothy Drummond, resident.

Tess Brooks of Rethink, Inc. describes various community gardening projects organized by Rethink, Inc. and its community partners.

News 10 recently reported on Vigo County’s health ranking. The county ranked among the higher end of unhealthiest counties in Indiana.

For Drummond, places like Terre Haute lack access to affordable, healthy food.

“If people want to shop, where do they go?” Drummond said, “There’s no place or not necessarily even bus coverage, this is a problem.”

Others also recognized that problem at Monday night’s meeting for the Greater Terre Haute NAACP Branch.

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