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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Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz | In service to community

Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz

Dear Friends: Many of you may know by now but it is with a heavy heart that I share the passing of Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz. Larry Kurtz, her husband and resident Omaha “Worm Wrangler” asked that we share information about Carlynn’s memorial with our community of friends and supporters. Carlynn’s interests included an active involvement in her church, Second Unitarian

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Spring is here

Where did winter go? It is officially spring. For some, spring is nature’s annual recurring gift to us to ‘get it right’. For food systems organizations like No More Empty Pots that means the kickoff of another season that includes engaging community, supporting farmers, top-dressing and planting gardens, distributing food, refining processes and procedures, hiring

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Growing Foods Connections

by Susan Whitfield Susan Whitfield, Project Manager for No More Empty Pots, represented Omaha, NE at the Growing Foods Connections Community of Opportunity (GFC COO) interview session at the American Land Trust National conference Farmland, Food and Livable Communities held in Lexington, KY on October 20-22, 2014. Growing Food Connections (GFC) is a five year,

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