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 »

Culinary Workforce Training Program Cohort 4 Takes Off!

Cohort four welcomes five new participants; Ray, Parris, Christapher, Stacy and Kim. For the next 15 weeks, they will participate in culinary skills training, engage in workforce development and gain experience through internship. In this cohort, we are updating the curriculum to provide more hands-on opportunities to learn about food systems, food waste and seasonal [...] Continue reading »

Tired Moccasins Adventure With Milkweed

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Lamar & Kasandra Move On To Next Steps

Lamar and Kasandra may have completed the culinary portion of the Culinary Workforce Training Program but they aren’t finished yet. Both participants transitioned from the kitchen to the classroom as they worked on job readiness skills. These skills included refreshing resumes, interviewing techniques and general best practices within the workplace. After completing workforce development training,

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NMEP Powers Youth Programming

  Summer is a busy time for No More Empty Pots as we embark on adventures with youth programming. From youth to teens, NMEP provides engaging and educational activities about healthy food, local food system, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), career exploration and teamwork. Here are just a few things Omaha’s youth have been

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