Coop Market fights food insecurity in West Louisville WHAS11 July 31, 2020 For Grief-Stricken West Louisville, Hope Looks Like A Grocery Store Huffington Post, July 9, 2020 Louisville Business First honors Cassia Herron with the 2020 Enterprising Woman Award July 16, 2020 Louisville to Spend 3.5m on Lousville Community Grocery Courier-Journal, July 3, 2020
LACE members, we welcome your input on a few edits to the LACE Bylaws. Here's a summary of the proposed changes. LACE Bylaw Proposed Changes July 2020 Current LACE Bylaws are at the bottom of this page Please let us know what you think - email us your comments by September 5.
We are excited about our Co-op lifting up Black-Owned Businesses like The Rooftop Grill and Georgia's Sweet Potato Pies We can't wait for you to find lots of BOB's in your new grocery store! Because economic hard times hit Black and Brown-owned businesses hardest, we are doubling down on our commitment and encourage you to … Continue reading Here’s how to support Black-Owned Businesses
Our amazing allies @ChangeTodayChangeTomorrow are raising money and organizing food relief in west Louisville- We are encouraging our members & supporters to volunteer to help call, coordinate, pack or deliver groceries. Supporters can also make donations to them or to LACE and we'll contribute your dollars (and our Ownership flyers) to the efforts. Find out … Continue reading Let’s all #feedthewest
Food In Neighborhoods asked them--Find out what they said before you vote on June 23. And don't delay to request your ballot. Deadline is June 15 but the mail can be slow!
We know that Cooperatives are an essential part of rebuilding a New Economy that works for everyone, so we're working harder than ever to build the Louisville Community Grocery! We're ready to hire a Project Manager to accelerate our progress in 2020, and we need to raise $10,000 match for a grant. Can you pitch … Continue reading We Need Your Help to make our $10,000 goal in May
Thank you Amaha and Lela! Louisville Community Grocery (a community food co-op) hosted a Live Video Conversation about the power of community owned grocery stores, healthy food in undeserved areas and more. View the recording HERE Our featured speakers are from Gem City Market in Dayton. Lela Klein and Amaha Selassie are part of the … Continue reading Saturday March 14: Zoom Call with Gem City Market
Kaitlyn Smith, a Masters candidate in Geography at U of L, is finishing her research about food insecurity in Jefferson County. She has been working with LACE and interviewing other nonprofits involved in food security. She's shared her interview findings with us in a Google Earth file. Read some of Kaitlyn's interviews and see her … Continue reading Kaitlyn Smith’s food insecurity research – January 2020
Friday, January 31st, 9am-5pm, UofL's Brandeis School of Law room 275 The UofL Transdisciplinary Research Team and the Louisville Community Grocery invite you to a day-long symposium on Friday, January 31 “Working in and Volunteering for Socially Responsible Businesses.” The morning session is an opportunity for researchers from several University departments to share their research … Continue reading Symposium For Advancing Socially Responsible Businesses in Louisville and the Commonwealth
EmpowerWest presents Mehrsa Baradaran as the featured author for the Citywide Book Club. Her book The Color of Money studies the role of financial structures in the American racial wealth gap. ... For many in the black community, the collapse of this institution caused financial ruin and led to a deep mistrust of state institutions … Continue reading Color of Money Author speaks Feb. 20