“As a South LA native and practicing vegan, 26-year-old Olympia Auset had a difficult time finding organic groceries that fit her diet’s requirements. With approximately 1.3 million people living in South LA, there are only 60 grocery stores across the region. These numbers represent a “food desert,” where healthy food is scarce and preventable disease rates are higher, disproportionally impacting the African American community, shares Auset. This is why Auset founded SÜPRMARKT, a pop-up organic grocery store and subscription service, to serve the local community of South LA. “
Read the article, This 26-Year-Old Entrepreneur Founded SÜPRMARKT To Address The Food Desert in South LA, here.
Learn more about Olympia Auset’s project, SÜPRMRKT, here.