AREA Chicago Issue 10: Institutions & Infrastructures

Katherine authored this early article in AREA Chicago on Fresh Moves Mobile Produce Market before it was even known as Fresh Moves. The mission of the organization and design intent of the bus are clearly defined in the article;

"...partnerships with key community stakeholders create stopping points along the Mobile Market’s route. These partners will serve as hot spots and host classes on cooking and adult and child nutrition, and other activities on their property. These partnerships take the experience beyond the shell of the stationary bus to an activated public space where lessons can be transferred to individuals to share with their families and the extended community at large. By transforming the urban streetscape into an inclusive, interactive and multi-sensory environment, the project nurtures participation of the whole family and community in the routine food shopping experience..."




Katherine Darnstadt