Jazzy Brunch Was the Bee’s Knees

The Jazzy Brunch held at No More Empty Cups on August 6th celebrated local foods from local farmers while highlighting MJER Help, a food entrepreneur who is growing their business in the shared-use kitchen at the Food Hub. Both familiar and new supporters enjoyed a locally sourced meal with seasonal cocktails accompanied by smooth jazz

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Project Localize in Omaha Expands to Three Schools

Project Localize in Omaha is an educational program that helps classrooms identify and promote sustainable economic, cultural and social progress in their communities. In Project Localize we work with schools to engage students in local foods discovery at school gardens and nearby farms. Students share what they find in their own voice through artistic photo collage and editing in collaboration

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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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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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