LA Kitchen: Revealing the power of food

Recently, Susan and I traveled to Los Angeles to see culinary workforce training programs in action. The visit to LA Kitchen was fantastic! Robert Egger, staff and students were gracious hosts. It was day one for Class VI and we had the privilege to spend it with them, including my favorite – family meal! Listening to participants share their backgrounds and why they were there…

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Food Hub Renovation Progresses

The food hub renovation is taking shape. Demolition to remove walls between the two buildings has been completed. The electrical panel has been installed and connected by OPPD. And as with most buildings circa 1900 undergoing an adaptive reuse process, a few surprises surfaced. We discovered four separate water and gas lines in one building. Damaged…

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Carlynn’s Chair

We were honored to be among the organizations that Carlynn and Larry chose in memorium to Carlynn’s life and her work. You donated generously and because of you $2500 was raised from September to October. All donations will be used as a match for the $250,000 Peter Kiewit Foundation capital challenge. A local artist, Evance, crafted a unique quilt…

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Omaha Gives! starts at midnight

Omaha Gives! kicks off at midnight. No More Empty Pots is participating and have two goals: Raise awareness about No More Empty Pots  with six word stories Raise $5,000 for summer educational programming with Truck Farm Omaha and the gardens at the North Omaha Intergenerational Campus and Florence Community Garden. Click here to schedule and…

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