Monthly Archives: April 2010

Trenton Spirit Walk

On May 1st, we are going to the Trenton Spirit Walk – an event that tries to encourage healthy eating and active lifestyles. Isles Inc, a community development group founded by a Princeton alumn, Marty Johnson, is the main organizer, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Regional Produce Market; Fair Food Philly Farmstead [4/16/2010]

Today we met with Paul Labess, Weaver’s Way Cooperative’s main produce buyer, at 6 in the morning at the Philadelphia Regional Produce Market. Paul showed us around and gave us valuable insight into the process of selecting and purchasing produce … Continue reading

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Sprit Walk Meeting with ISLES [4/15/2010]

This morning we attended a meeting with Steven Board of ISLES to discuss our participation in the upcoming Trenton Spirit Walk, an annual event that promotes a healthy, active lifestyle amongst Trentonians. ISLES has asked us to find healthy food … Continue reading

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The Boundary Sentinel Links Food Security to Eating Habits

The Boundary Sentinel published an article on April 11th titled “Food Security Not Possible Without Changing Our Attitudes” by Mona Mattei. The article is based on comments from George Penfold, the regional innovation chair at Selkirk College. He argues that … Continue reading

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FJF and 501c3 Non-Profit Status

The FJF team is currently working on obtaining 501c3 non-profit status from the IRS to give tax-breaks to our donors and become eligible for many food and community development grants. The Princeton area law firm, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, … Continue reading

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FJF Search for Wholesale Food

The FJF team is currently working very hard to find the best possible source of affordable, functional food for the Community Buyers Club. On Friday, the 16th of April, some FJF team members will be traveling to the wholesale food … Continue reading

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