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Immigration in Philadelphia: The food perspective purpose

Nov. 6, 2019 3:08 pm

Immigration in Philadelphia: The food perspective

Net Impact Philadelphia takes a tasty tour through immigrant-built and immigrant-run businesses along Philly's 9th Street Market on Sunday, November 10.
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.
There’s a food truck driving around teaching people how to cook kale method

Nov. 3, 2016 9:43 am

There’s a food truck driving around teaching people how to cook kale

It's Vetri Community Partnership's Mobile Teaching Kitchen. Expect it to roll out in full this coming spring.
From the Shark Tank to Philly’s food bank purpose

Oct. 26, 2016 7:34 am

From the Shark Tank to Philly’s food bank

Baltimore social enterprise Hungry Harvest has officially launched in Philly, but its partnership with Philabundance here is a deviation from its original model.
Why there’s ‘no profit without nonprofits in America’ purpose

Mar. 31, 2016 12:41 pm

Why there’s ‘no profit without nonprofits in America’

Nonprofits are employers, too, said D.C. Central Kitchen founder Robert Egger during Light City in Baltimore.
City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost? purpose

Mar. 3, 2016 12:39 pm

City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost?

At a council hearing this week on sustainable procurement, three council members in attendance showed support -- but concern over upfront costs.
How Philly’s ‘Founding Mother of Sustainability’ is funding local social entrepreneurs people

Feb. 16, 2016 11:56 am

How Philly’s ‘Founding Mother of Sustainability’ is funding local social entrepreneurs

White Dog Cafe and Sustainable Business Network founder Judy Wicks has started a network of funders for low-income entrepreneurs called the Circle of Aunts and Uncles.
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.
Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail purpose

Jan. 6, 2016 12:44 pm

Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail

When a local sect of early American Quakers underwent a social reformation, their businesses followed suit. Then, many went bankrupt.
Philly Foodworks is Helping to Connect Urban Farms to Local Food Economy purpose

May 13, 2014 2:03 pm

Philly Foodworks is Helping to Connect Urban Farms to Local Food Economy

Photo via Philly Foodworks website The question of whether local food can be financially viable has another, often neglected, concern. What is the best way to bring local food to the market? Philly Foodworks is attempting to answer that question by building a distribution system that sources from multiple small producers, including urban farmers, and […]

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