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This nonprofit catering company is cooking up something good purpose

Jul. 25, 2019 12:00 pm

This nonprofit catering company is cooking up something good

PCKatering is giving community residents valuable culinary experience. The small catering company is also anticipating a move to a new location.
Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space people

Jun. 21, 2019 3:11 pm

Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space

One of two Philadelphians named a Public Spaces Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the general manager of Reading Terminal Market will now have support while exploring how to best use our shared spaces.
The Rooster, the social enterprise eatery on Sansom Street, is set to close this week purpose

Jun. 4, 2019 5:03 pm

The Rooster, the social enterprise eatery on Sansom Street, is set to close this week

The closure of The Rooster is part of a trend of closures of restaurants that served social good along with food: Rosa's Fresh Pizza's flagship shop at 11th and Market streets and West Philly's EAT Café both closed in April of this year.
Value over cost: How Philadelphia is committing to better food procurement practices purpose

May 22, 2019 1:25 pm

Value over cost: How Philadelphia is committing to better food procurement practices

The Sunlight Foundation, the Open Contracting Partnership, and the City of Philadelphia have collaborated to come up with short-term and long-term reforms to ensure food quality and allow for more inclusive input in the procurement process.
Urban Creators’ HOODSTOCK is taking on ‘land sovereignty and liberation’ purpose

Jul. 19, 2017 10:06 am

Urban Creators’ HOODSTOCK is taking on ‘land sovereignty and liberation’

The fourth annual festival is this Saturday. Here's what else the North Philadelphia nonprofit and urban farm has been up to.
Cool event alert: A discussion on the future of the ‘politics of food’ purpose

Jul. 18, 2017 12:02 pm

Cool event alert: A discussion on the future of the ‘politics of food’

It's City & State PA's inaugural "Politics of Food" event, where two roundtables will discuss how best to address vulnerable populations and what urban farming can do to help.
During the NFL Draft and beyond, food rescue isn’t a ‘one-organization solution’ method

Apr. 28, 2017 11:36 am

During the NFL Draft and beyond, food rescue isn’t a ‘one-organization solution’

On day two of the NFL Draft in Philly, Megha Kulshreshtha offers some insight into why she thinks Food Connect is just one part of a bigger solution.
The Food Trust is celebrating 25 years of ‘comprehensive’ food access work people

Mar. 13, 2017 4:52 pm

The Food Trust is celebrating 25 years of ‘comprehensive’ food access work

The national, Philly-based nonprofit "is about ensuring that we have a just, fair, equitable food system," said Project Associate Kamaryn Norris in her "Around the Corner" interview.
Food Moxie is shrinking the number of people it serves — on purpose people

Mar. 6, 2017 3:47 pm

Food Moxie is shrinking the number of people it serves — on purpose

The food justice nonprofit knows how hard it is to measure behavior change, so it's going deeper rather than broader.
Why Ambler Food Co-op is becoming a part of Weavers Way to open a community-owned grocery store results

Mar. 3, 2017 11:06 am

Why Ambler Food Co-op is becoming a part of Weavers Way to open a community-owned grocery store

As Weavers Way opens its third store in Ambler this July, the Ambler organization will be no more -- and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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