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28 June 2016
Director of Development  Fair Food Network is founded on the belief that vibrant local food systems can create health and economic opportunity for all. A national nonprofit, we work with a diverse network of partners and pioneer solutions that support farmers, strengthen local economies, and increase access to healthy food—especially in our most underserved communities....
13 June 2016
On June 21, 2016 at 11am, Karen Karp & Partners will host the Future of Food Philanthropy Webinar, the first in a series of future-oriented food conversations conceived and produced by Karen Karp. This free webinar will share the exclusive findings from an earlier Future of Food Philanthropy Salon, attended by industry thought leaders who discussed critical issues facing...
23 May 2016
Karen Karp & Partners recently presented suggestions for Oneonta’s prospective “Food & Beverage Innovation District” along Market Street. The proposal, contracted by Otsego Now, is part of a long-discussed food-hub plan intended to boost economic development in the region. Some of the suggestions for revitalizing the area included a collaboration with SUNY Oneonta’s catering service...
23 May 2016
On June 17, 2016 Karen Karp & Partners will host the Future of Food Philanthropy Salon, the first in a series of future-oriented food conversations conceived and produced by Karen Karp. The salon will bring together an intimate group of thought leaders to discuss critical issues facing the food sector, and to explore the evolving role of...
16 May 2016
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF) has launched Healthy Food for All in Columbia County, N.Y., a five-year initiative driven by local stakeholders and made possible by generous support from local donors whose aim is to improve access to fresh and healthy food for all, especially low-income and elderly residents. The program was developed as an...
16 May 2016
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS Physique 57 is a growing fitness company that operates nine upscale, full-service exercise studios in the United States and internationally and a thriving video on demand platform. The company offers a unique, specialized exercise experience that has captured the attention of women worldwide.  Since its inception, the company has developed a...
28 March 2016
Karen Karp has joined the advisory board of the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans, La. Karen Karp & Partners has been engaged to complete a $400,000 grant proposal to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, at their request, to expand the Goldring Center program nationally. The Goldring Center was founded...
28 March 2016
Karen Karp has joined the advisory board of Food Future, Inc. A scale-up accelerator and lab, Food Future identifies and fuels growth for established, yet small, companies with serious potential. Food Future helps growing startups (typically with $2 – 10 million in annual revenues) to move from established early product-market phase to mainstreaming their products....
8 March 2016
Karen Karp, founder and president of Karen Karp & Partners, will moderate “Anatomy of a Deal: The Story of Fleishers Craft Butchery: From Nose-to-Tail Philosophy to Pasture-Raised Leader,” a panel at this year’s Food+Enterprise Summit, presented by Slow Money NYC, on Saturday, April 9, at 3:30pm. The summit, which will explore challenges and opportunities for...
7 March 2016
by Karen Karp I like the familiar in Barbados: a regular shopping list that includes flying fish; papaya; incredibly sweet and perfectly sized bananas; the traditional bread which is puffy and has too much sugar in it; and local staple vegetables like okra, tomatoes, cucumbers, and lovely, floppy, variegated-leaved lettuce; and black belly lamb (shoulders,...
7 March 2016
by Karen Karp Happy New Year. I know, it’s March. But I’m just back from my annual winter trip to Barbados, which this time out was a complete month. It was the first time in 27 years that I’ve taken a break of this length— it was planned, needed, and fabulous. Dick and I return...
4 March 2016
FoodShed, the newly reimagined café that Karen Karp & Partners designed and implemented for the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, was dedicated this past Thursday, March 3, with a program called “Stirring It Up: What’s Cooking in the Children’s Food Movement,” featuring remarks by food entrepreneur and former White House chef Sam Kass and...