Service Learning Part I – Food Systems Through the Lens & Pens

It takes a village to become No More Empty Pots. Our supportive community includes participants, volunteers, interns, donors, staff and community partners. We love to partner with the Service Learning Academy from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Educational activities connected to serving others demonstrate our values and our practice of servant leadership. What's Service Learning? Service [...] Continue reading »

Christapher, Parris and Ray  Adventure Outside the Classroom

For the past ten weeks Culinary Workforce Training Participants have built up their culinary skills in the Production and Training Kitchen at the NMEP Food Hub. From simple soups and salads to intricate meat fabrication and baking techniques, the participants increased their knowledge base and will be using it as they venture into the internship phase of [...] Continue reading »

Parris and Christapher Pitch Food Start-ups to First National Bank

CWTP participants, Parris and Christapher had an opportunity to share their food dreams with the members of the First National Bank Community Leaders Program. For weeks, the participants created business plans, researched the target market, completed competitive analysis and practiced speaking about their businesses in preparation for a Pitch Competition where they had the chance [...] Continue reading »