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The inaugural Franklin SP2 Social Innovation Prize asked: How can innovation lead to action? method

May 16, 2017 1:49 pm

The inaugural Franklin SP2 Social Innovation Prize asked: How can innovation lead to action?

Build upon past research and collaborate with those directly affected by the issues.
The Food Trust is tackling the ‘chicken and egg issue’ of food access and demand results

Feb. 20, 2017 12:52 pm

The Food Trust is tackling the ‘chicken and egg issue’ of food access and demand

The nonprofit's recently launched Center for Healthy Food Access, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a national, collaborative effort to increase both.
Food deserts aren’t a place. They’re ‘an experience’ results

Nov. 16, 2016 9:25 am

Food deserts aren’t a place. They’re ‘an experience’

It's not just geographic location. Individual factors like income, disability and education also play a role. Next City reports on personal grocery habits of Philadelphians.
Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities just published a study on childhood food insecurity and trauma results

May 25, 2016 3:24 pm

Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities just published a study on childhood food insecurity and trauma

The center works to strengthen the link between childhood food insecurity and long-term trauma.
Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets method

Feb. 29, 2016 9:33 am

Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets

They're also education, healthcare and employment deserts. UpLift Solutions takes a holistic approach to alleviating distress in those communities.
Camden is home to a new venture capital fund for food startups funding

Feb. 22, 2016 2:37 pm

Camden is home to a new venture capital fund for food startups

The $125 million fund was launched by Campbell Soup Company and will invest in startups changing the food system.
A Baltimore-based social enterprise just landed in Philly purpose

Feb. 15, 2016 8:25 am

A Baltimore-based social enterprise just landed in Philly

After fishing $100,000 out of ABC's Shark Tank, Hungry Harvest has expanded to Philadelphia. The company employs a buy-one-give-one model to tackle food deserts.
Bottom Dollar Food Opens on 9th and Girard purpose

Jun. 9, 2014 2:01 pm

Bottom Dollar Food Opens on 9th and Girard

[metaslider id=28373] The discount supermarket chain Bottom Dollar Food opened a new location on 9th and Girard last week. It is the second Bottom Dollar to open on Girard Avenue — the other is on 31st Street — and the 9th to open in Philadelphia since 2011. The chain, owned by Delhaize America, has locations […]

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