Photo courtesy of Rosewood Community Market

Photo courtesy of Rosewood Community Market

Market Brings Local Food to Food Desert

AUSTIN, Texas — A new grocery store called Rosewood Community Market celebrated its grand opening here last week with a mission to provide local food to an underserved area of the city.

“It’s at the corner of Rosewood and Chicon in east Austin, which is a designated USDA [U.S. Department of Agriculture] food desert and right in between a couple of federally subsidized housing units,” said owner Allen Rogers.

While this area of east Austin is becom

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