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Community Economic Development

Where lazy shoppers and farmers are friends

By Jane Black
Posted January 17, 2012

Turning the Tide on the Shrimping Business

By Jane Black
Posted December 15, 2011

By freezing his catch at sea, a Louisiana shrimper turns the tide on his business.

Culture in the Grocery Aisles

By Brahm Ahmadi
Posted November 2, 2011

How could culture influence the goals and strategies of grocery stores? How could grocery stores influence culture?

Diverse Grocery for a Diverse Food System

By Nina Kahori Fallenbaum
Posted October 31, 2011

In the San Francisco Bay Area where I grew up, Asian American produce and ethnic markets are sometimes the only purveyors of fresh, affordable food that remain in inner-city neighborhoods.

Show Them the Money

By Jane Black
Posted October 12, 2011

Wholesome Wave proves that basic capitalist incentives can still be a force for good.

Reinventing the modern food chain in Philadelphia

Posted September 26, 2011

Haile Johnston and Common Market are turning food distribution models on their heads.

Reubuilding a Hometown Food System

Posted August 23, 2011

More Than a Grocery Store

Posted July 26, 2011

Peoples Community Market (PCM) will be a unique, fresh and affordable food store in the inner city community of West Oakland that demonstrates new ways of supporting the health of low-income families.

An increasingly more Common Market in Philadelphia

Posted May 26, 2011

Haile Johnston is creating a better model for food distribution in Philly.

Fresh approach to selling groceries

By Jennifer Wilkins
Posted May 6, 2011

Walmart and the End of the Local Food Movement

By Anthony Flaccavento
Posted October 27, 2010

The State of Sustainable Food Systems Investing

By Elizabeth Ü
Posted October 15, 2010

Meet the Fellows

Kelvin Graddick

Kelvin Graddick manages a Georgia-based farmers cooperative that seeks to reclaim and expand opportunities in food and economic security.

Ideas in focus

Cultivating Leadership and Equity in the Food Movement

April 2013

The IATP Food and Community Fellows Program is coming to an end, but it's springtime for our work growing equity in the food system and cultivating diverse leadership in the movement.

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