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Strategic Spend, Local Impact

ACT is excited to announce a partnership with Drexel University —one of Philadelphia’s largest and most community-minded anchor institutions— to analyze the full potential of strategic anchor procurement by completing a data-based study to develop new strategies for using demand-side opportunity to stimulate supply-side outcomes.

The output of the study will be a physical report that recommends […]

April 6th, 2014|News, Press Releases|

Howard County Food Hub in the Baltimore Sun

Title: Howard Food Hub among farm-to-table initiatives
Source: Baltimore Sun
Date: December 9, 2013
Byline: Luke Lavoie

A new “food hub” in Howard County that promises to support local growers and increase the availability of local food is chief among a set of farm-to-table measures announced by County Executive Ken Ulman this week.

“This is about the way we deal with food policy on […]

December 10th, 2013|News|

WBAL covers the Baltimore Food Hub

Old pumping stations to become food hub for city
Source: WBAL-TV
Date: August 12, 2013
Byline: Kim Dacey

Our own Greg Heller was interviewed on what the Baltimore Food Hub Campus will contain and what it will provide to the local community.

View the video

August 13th, 2013|News|

Baltimore Food Hub covered by the Baltimore Sun

Plan would turn abandoned pumping station into culinary center
Source: The Baltimore Sun
Date: June 9, 2013
Byline: Ian Duncan

It’s mostly weeds that grow in the old industrial lots in East Baltimore, but developers have a plan to turn a collection of tumbling-down buildings at a former water pumping station into a place to produce something a bit more nutritious.

Gregory Heller, […]

June 9th, 2013|News|

BmoreMedia’s chat with Spike Gjerde on all things local food

Q&A: Spike Gjerde dishes on the local food supply chain
Source: Bmore Media
Date: April 9, 2013
Byline: Julekha Dash

“That is going to be the bomb. This is the game changer.”

That’s what Spike Gjerde has to say about the Baltimore Food Hub, a $10 million food incubator to open in East Baltimore by fall of 2014.

The James Beard Award finalist and […]

April 9th, 2013|Commentary, News|