A lifeline has appeared to keep the Kensington Community Food Co-op afloat, but the member-owned grocery store is still searching for permanent leadership. Meanwhile, as plans for an apartment complex take shape next door, some have suggested shutting down the co-op’s free community fridge. | From: Billy Penn (Read more.)
“I didn’t start off saying this was going to be a Latino distillery, but it went that way. Bringing some culture into it just felt natural and comfortable.” Strivers’ Row is not only Philly’s smallest commercial distillery; it’s also the first owned by a Latinx person. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)
Grace Church on the west side of downtown Wilmington is not the place you’d expect to find a commercial kitchen pumping out barbecue sauce, vegetarian tacos, water ice, and other tasty fare.
The massive Methodist church, built in 1868 at Ninth and West streets, will soon become home to the Wilmington Kitchen Collective. The group of 11 entrepreneurs, including food truck operators and caterers, will share time in the kitchen starting later this summer. | From WHYY (Read more.)
We asked over 40 Playstreet supervisors what they wished the city of Philadelphia knew about their blocks. The result? This letter to Managing Director Tumar Alexander, and a hope for continued improvements. | From: Resolve Philly (Read more.)
Philadelphia is now taking notes from New York’s experiment in mutual aid as several fridges have been set up to provide nutrition for the community. They all share the same objectives: to reduce waste, to make fresh and healthy food more accessible, and to create a more equitable city. | From: AL DÍA (Read more.)