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26 March 2020
We know that this newsletter is crossing your desks at a time of great challenges and upheaval. The coronavirus outbreak and our national, local, organizational, community and personal efforts to contain or slow it are causing massive—in many cases unprecedented— disruptions.
26 March 2020
A month ago, we would not have been able to comprehend the world we are living in today—a global crisis we may have believed could happen, but which we still could not (or would not) dare to imagine.
25 March 2020
KK&P Senior Consultant Ben Kerrick was quoted in a March 18 New York Times article on the challenges faced by New York City’s food distribution network. This, and other highlights of what we’ve been reading about COVID-19’s impact on the food system.
20 February 2020
In 2018 and 2019, with the help of Karen Karp & Partners, four NYC-based anti-hunger organizations—New York Common Pantry (NYCP), Project Hospitality, St. John’s Bread and Life (SJBL) and West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH)—researched and launched a pilot collective purchasing program.
19 February 2020
In the summer of 2019, the Rhode Island Food Policy Council asked KK&P to execute the first phase of a feasibility study and conceptual plan for new investment in the state’s seafood processing capacity.
18 February 2020
KK&P is delighted to announce the hiring of Rodney Solomon as the RI Food Policy Council’s Director of Workforce Initiatives.
22 January 2020
Last month, the Town of Unicoi, TN, adopted a new strategic plan for Mountain Harvest Kitchen (MHK), the town’s food business incubator and shared kitchen. The strategy, which will guide the program’s development for the next five years, is the outcome of a planning process led by KK&P.
21 January 2020
Over the past few years, KK&P has worked with a group of New England food hubs to explore how increased trade and collaboration with one another might increase their reach, their product range, and their impact.
15 January 2020
Balthazar Bakery is a company of bakers. We began in 1997 in Soho, making bread and breakfast pastries for the tables of Balthazar, our namesake brasserie in New York City. Since 2000, when we moved to our current home in Englewood, New Jersey, we have also delivered our products every night to discerning restaurants, cafes,...
15 January 2020
In December 2019, Karen Karp & Partners was engaged by Balthazar Bakery to assist the company in recruiting for a new Director of Overnight Distribution position.
16 December 2019
“Who here is CEO or has an alternative leadership position in their company?” Karen Karp asked at the start of her panel, Money Where Our Mouths Are: Female Funding Gaps in Agri-Foodtech, at the first-ever Women in Food & Agriculture Summit in Amsterdam. From the 60 audience members, of which about 90 percent were women, a mere 10 raised their hands.
KK&P’s “Good People” Recruiting Services & Philo Ridge Farm
13 December 2019
The KK&P recruiting approach centers on the careful development of a comprehensive and nuanced job posting as well as a deliberate strategy for spreading awareness of the opportunity, including general and niche job websites, and outreach to our extensive sector networks.