Irie Ewers is an integrative sustainability strategist and creative storyteller with a knack for combining systems-thinking and product stewardship into organizational development. Just as an ecosystem is a community of organisms interacting within their physical environments, the Louisville Association for Community Economics (LACE) seeks two Co-Executive Directors to build out the Louisville Community Grocery project … Continue reading New Ecosystem is Taking Root: LACE seeks Two Co-Executive Directors
2020 Sue Anne Salmon Community Advocacy Award On January 9, 2010, the Board of the Kentucky Resources Council authorized the first award ever given by KRC. The “Sue Anne Salmon Community Advocacy Award,” is intended to recognize those who demonstrate principled and courageous advocacy for the betterment of community and the environment, as Sue Anne … Continue reading Cassia Herron named 2020 recipient of Sue Anne Salmon Community Advocacy Award
LACE + Louisville Community Grocery Win Unprecedented Local Grant, Announce COVID-Safe Communal Holiday Campaign, Celebrate Black Friday with Black Market For once in 2020, a whole bundle of positive, nonpartisan news that everyone can celebrate. So let’s get down to the good stuff. I. $$$ This week, as the Louisville Community Grocery … Continue reading We’ve got bushels of good news for you today as you go off into your holiday weekend
If you're a Co-op Owner, or a LACE member, check your email for an invitation to our Annual meeting on Tuesday.
Watch this Press Event on our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/louisvillecommunitygrocery Contact : LuTisha Buckner - email@example.com FB :Louisville Community Grocery IG : louisvillecommunitygrocery Tweet: @ loufoodcoop Media Advisory LACE + Louisville Community Grocery Hosts Virtual Press Conference Members of Louisville Association for Community Economics (LACE) and owners of the Louisville Community Grocery (LCG) will be hosting … Continue reading Press event July 30, 3:30pm
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
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