ACT News items
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 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
The Baltimore Food Hub was featured on the front page of The Baltimore Sun on Friday, November 27, 2014 in an article titled “Food production campus aims to help entrepreneurs get started.” The article quoted ACT’s CEO Gregory Heller: “Baltimore City can finally harness the potential of the food economy for creating local development opportunities […]
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 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 […]
Job Title: Baltimore Food Hub Program Manager
Employment Type: Full-time with benefits
The Baltimore Food Hub is a physical development project East Baltimore that will transform a 3.5 acre site into a campus of facilities and programs focused on building the Baltimore food economy, workforce, and food access opportunities. The food hub will include a kitchen […]