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25 June 2019
KK&P was retained by the global design firm Sasaki to develop a food service vision and operating model for a new public park under development in the city of Lakeland, Florida. The park will center on Lake Bonnet, ecologically restoring a 180-acre area to the east of the lake that was once a major rail...
Oneida County Workshop
18 June 2019
Located in upstate New York, Oneida County and the surrounding region are home to abundant natural resources, a long history and culture of agriculture, and numerous food supply chain players – meat and dairy processors, aggregators, food hubs, distributors, and anchor institutions. While uniquely positioned for growth with these assets, the region is also experiencing...
13 May 2019
Greyston creates thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring™ and addresses some of the most disruptive issues facing our country today—inequality and recidivism—through human capital innovation. We do this by providing job opportunities and a range of support services to employees at our bakery located in southwest Yonkers where we produce over...
Greyston Bakery
1 May 2019
Operating in Yonkers, New York since in 1982, Greyston Bakery is known for Open Hiring™, the practice of filling jobs without a traditional interview process in order to create opportunities for those who have been kept out of the workforce. Additionally, they operate the Greyston Foundation, which funds low-income housing, day care, and a medical...
1 May 2019
By Karen Karp Last year I wrote about becoming involved in an innovative agriculture economic development project in Idanha-a-Nova, a beautiful agricultural area in Eastern Portugal that once heralded the title, “Watermelon Capitol of Europe.” For a number of reasons, including a change in Portugal’s government, joining the EU, economic recessions, and the lure of...
30 April 2019
Greyston creates thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring™ and addresses some of the most disruptive issues facing our country today—inequality and recidivism—through human capital innovation. We are a hybrid organization providing job opportunities at our bakery located in southwest Yonkers where we produce over 40,000 pounds of brownies a day. Greyston...
Raising Meat
25 April 2019
by Christophe Hille On Monday, April 1st, KK&P had the pleasure of helping to bring together some 100 professionals from various fields associated with meat production and related sectors, for “Raising Meat,” a one-day conference co-produced with The New Food Economy. This conference was hosted at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, in College...
2 April 2019
Greyston creates thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring™ and addresses some of the most disruptive issues facing our country today—inequality and recidivism—through human capital innovation. We are a hybrid organization providing job opportunities at our bakery located in southwest Yonkers where we produce over 40,000 pounds of brownies a day. Greyston...
20 March 2019
Neighborhood Health Center provides impactful health care to Western New Yorkers so they can achieve their dreams and goals. We build a healthier Western New York where all enjoy high quality, individualized healthcare and human services. For more than 30 years, Neighborhood Health Center has delivered exceptional value to both patients and the communities it...
Eat Lancet
31 January 2019
by Karen Karp I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of the EAT-Lancet Commission report on healthy diets from sustainable food systems. “Food in the Anthropocene” provides the first scientific targets that integrate the earth’s carrying capacity for agriculture production in concert with a recommended diet that is considered healthy and that can be sustained within...
Rhode Island Food Summit
24 January 2019
On January 19th, Shayna Cohen attended the third annual Rhode Island Food Summit which brought together more than 400 government, industry, education, nonprofit, and community partners whose work comprises and supports the state’s food economy—a kind of who’s who of Little Rhody’s food system. Topics covered a broad range of issues reflective of KK&P’s past...