Maximizing Investment in (and from) the Community

Maximizing Investment in (and from) the Community

The Mariposa Food Co-op Story Money spent at local businesses circulates through local economies more than money spent at non-local businesses. As such, local businesses are the engine of a resilient local economy. They also have a better track record of making the...
Best for PHL Community Member Spotlight: WeGardn

Best for PHL Community Member Spotlight: WeGardn

WeGardn is making healthy foods accessible to all Written by Guest Contributor, Cynthia Estremera WeGardn is on a mission to serve & support local communities throughout Philadelphia. Their affordable online marketplace will expand access to healthy food for...
Keep Close to Nature’s Heart

Keep Close to Nature’s Heart

The Eating for the Ecosystem Story When Sherrilyn Billger was a senior in high school, her father lost her job when the household appliance factory in her hometown shut down. “I really wanted to understand what had caused the plant to shut down,” said Sherrilyn. “It...