When Daron Babcock prepared to jump into the farming business, he noticed one thing about his new neighborhood. “When I moved down here, everybody around me was sick, like really sick,” he says. “Willy, who was one of the first guys I started working with, he was almost blind from diabetes; his sister had her leg amputated from diabetes. I’ve never been around people like that who are that sick. “Then I found out — it’s a food desert.” Read on.