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20 August 2019
KK&P is thrilled to announce we’ll be working with the Rhode Island Food Policy Council on a pilot Fishing for Success program, this fall and into winter 2020. The team, led by KK&P Senior Consultants Christophe Hille and Shayna Cohen, will make a business case for the building of a financially sustainable seafood processing facility...
19 August 2019
By Ben Kerrick In late June, I had the pleasure of organizing and moderating panels at two back-to-back convenings: the Cultivating Change Summit, which seeks to elevate the work of LGBTQ agriculturists, and the Health Meets Food Conference, put on by the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine. For both panels, my “assignment” was to create...
13 August 2019
KK&P recently filled two positions: Lucas Tanner as Greyston Foundation Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Sarah Striebling as Greyston Bakery Director of Quality and Research & Development (R&D) At their bakery in southwest Yonkers, Greyston produces more than 40,000 pounds of brownies each day. The Greyston Foundation provides not only the chance for individuals to...
23 July 2019
KK&P is partnering with Sasaki and Bonnet Springs Park to guide the development and launch of new food service operations at this new public park in Lakeland, Florida. KK&P will release an RFP immediately after Labor Day. Please sign up below to receive updates.
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...