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 »

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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Northwest High School Gets Sticky With the IoT

     This May, Northwest High School’s Advanced Science class was introduced to CISCO’s Internet of Things (IoT) program through hands-on activities with technology and visits from local innovators. Learners were exposed the IoT and the concepts of connectedness, conductivity and innovation. In one activity, students interacted with an everyday item, sticky notes. They learned

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