With four tenants secured for the site, including KHI Foods, Jefferson County Cooperative Extension, Star Distributed Energy, and the Weekly Juicery, the Louisville Food Hub is continuing to move forward. The master plan for the site was unveiled with a mix of food uses. For more information see WDRB’s coverage of the Lousiville Food Hub here.
The shelter-force blog over at Rooflines posted a great piece on the movement towards building more Food Hubs as a part of the local food economy. It features the Louisville Food Hub! Check it out.
The organic waste methane power plant that will anchor the Louisville Food Hub received tax incentives of up to $2.1 million. Read more here.
The Baltimore Food Hub site was announced as one of the ten projects receiving Maryland Historic Tax Credits. The project will receive $3MM to convert the former pumping facilities into a thriving center for food in East Baltimore. For more information see the full article here.
On Monday Greg Heller, our CEO, was able to talk to Dan Rodricks about the Baltimore Food Hub and its impact on East Baltimore. If you missed it you can listen online here: http://wypr.org/post/maryland-food-hubs
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – On a bus trip with 18 western Louisville residents to see how sustainable power plants turn waste into energy, Keith S. Hackett, assistant director of the Metro Department of Public Works, wondered aloud how much tax money could be saved.
The city of Louisville pays $22.68 per ton to dump garbage at […]
The announcement of the 24 acre Louisville Food Hub made waves last month. Louisville Business First sat down with Seed Capital Kentucky’s Stephen Reily and Caroline Heine to discuss the ongoing details of the project. See the full article for information on a construction timeline and other information on the project.
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The Louisville Food Hub has been in the news recently. We are really excited about how this project is moving along. Being able to transform a former Big Tobacco processing site into a hub dedicated to regional food will provide an economic anchor for Louisville for the foreseeable future.
For more information see the report done […]