04/08/2013 03:06 pm ET Updated Jun 08, 2013

Rebuilding Community Around Food In New Orleans

When Jenga Mwendo, 34, bought a house in her hometown New Orleans in 2005, it was meant to be an investment property. Instead, it turned out to be the first step in her passion for connecting people, healing the community and bringing much needed healthy, affordable, fresh food to the neighborhood where she was born and raised, the Lower Ninth.

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