Monthly Archives: December 2009

Angel Food Ministries 12/12/09

Today we visited Catherine Godfrey at Living Hope Church in Trenton to discuss Angel Food Ministries, a national organization which distributes foods through churches. She explained it’s benefits and shortcomings in great detail. In order to use their service you … Continue reading

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Weaver’s Way Case Study 11/21/09

Per Isles request, we began looking into successful cooperative models in the region. We were pointed towards a cooperative operating in Philadelphia called Weaver’s Way. We gained valuable knowledge about the early years at Weaver’s Way which started out as … Continue reading

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Meeting with Isles 11/11/09

We met with Meredith Taylor and Elysee Pivnick members of the environment and community health department of Isles, a community development organization located in Trenton. Meredith is the senior manager of the community gardening and nutrition project and Elysee is … Continue reading

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Meeting with Pam Mount 10/22/09

We met with Pam Mount: Director of Farmers Against, mayor of Lawrenceville and owner of Terhune Orchards. At this meeting we discussed the pressing need for affordable, healthy food in Trenton and Pam’s efforts to combat this problem with Farmer’s … Continue reading

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Meeting with Jack Ball 10/8/09

In the early stages of our planning, the group met with Jack Ball, manager of Trenton Farmer’s market. We discussed local farmers, the availability of space at the Farmer’s market, and food availability. Jack informed us that there’s definitely a … Continue reading

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