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27 April 2020
Months before the coronavirus crisis hit, KK&P began working with JMF to design a special new initiative that would support the New England region’s food system. As the Covid-19 crisis emerged and escalated, we quickly pivoted with JMF to guide the development of the New England Food System Resilience Fund, which recently awarded $347,000 in grants to 11 organizations as the first part of a new initiative aimed at strengthening the New England food system. 
26 April 2020
Our friends at the James Beard Foundation have launched a Food and Beverage Industry Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to independent businesses.
7 April 2020
City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization, helping to feed the nearly 1.2 million New Yorkers who are struggling to put meals on their tables. We will rescue 66 million pounds of food this year and deliver it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community partners...
2 April 2020
City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization, helping to feed the nearly 1.2 million New Yorkers who are struggling to put meals on their tables. We will rescue 66 million pounds of food this year and deliver it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community partners...
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.