Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
It has been a long, cold winter in the Northeast, and fresh, locally-grown food is hard to come by.
But in Manhattan, the Union Square Greenmarket has succeeded in bringing everything from turnips to dandelion greens to New Yorkers year round.
Here and Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst recently toured the market and talked with with vendors and shoppers.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.