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#MadeinBaltimore Vendor Fair Video

We just finished the first – ever #MadeinBaltimore Vendor Fair held in Lexington Market, right in the heart of Baltimore City. A way to introduce local food businesses to the buyers of major City institutions, the Fair was a success! If we grow small businesses in Baltimore, we increase the amount of jobs offered to […]

June 26th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

#MadeInBaltimore Vendor Fair – June 8th

May 22nd, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

ACT Launches Impact Strategy in North Texas

ACT has launched the community impact strategy for Tarrant County, through our partnership with Urban Action Community Development (UACD) who provided New Markets Tax Credits financing to support the development of a new facility for Meals On Wheels of Tarrant County.

Read about the Community Impact Strategy here.

April 16th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

FoodPort in TEDx Manhattan

Stephen Reily, founder and director of Seed Capital Kentucky, presented on the West Louisville FoodPort at TEDx Manhattan 2015. Check out his talk here.

April 14th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

OMA to master plan a “Food Hub” in Louisville

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design knits together a complex program of green industry and public engagement. A new master plan just released by Seed Capital shows a zigzagging complex that is expected to be under construction later this year.

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April 12th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Kitchen at Findlay Market on WVXU Cincinnati

Over-the-Rhine chocolatier Paul Picton, owner of Maverick Chocolate Company, is looking for a way to grow his business to include chocolate desserts. But, right now, he doesn’t have the kitchen equipment he needs to experiment and produce products on a larger scale.

Beginning this fall he’ll be able to use a new 8,000 square foot food […]

April 12th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Request for Proposals: “Demolition of Properties Located at: 1731 Llewellyn Avenue, Baltimore MD 21213”

American Communities Trust (ACT) is developing The Baltimore Food Hub located at 1801 E Oliver Street and 1731 Llewellyn Avenue in the City of Baltimore.The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from Contractors for the demolition of properties located at 1731 Llewellyn Ave, Baltimore MD 21213.

View the RFP

March 23rd, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Congratulations to the Centre at 10 East North Avenue!

ACT’s early investment sparked this transformative project

On Tuesday evening, March 3rd, the lights came on the historic marquee of Baltimore’s Centre Theater. The 67,000 square-foot building, located on North Avenue in the emerging Station North Arts and Entertainment District, sat vacant for years. But soon it will be the glimmering new home for the film […]

March 5th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

OMA Designs Food Port for West Louisville

OMA has unveiled plans for a mixed-use project that will consolidate facilities for the growing, selling and distribution of food for local farmers in Louisville. A collaboration with the non-profit Seed Capital Kentucky, the 24-acre “Food Port” will transform a former tobacco plant into an “active economic and community hub” that shapes a “new model […]

February 26th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Could Cultural Diversity Be The Key To Miami’s Life Science Boom?

As Life Science and health technology parks pop up all over the US, it is rare to see them filled with minorities. However, when based in Miami, there is no choice. The city itself boasts several large hospital systems and universities, a growing startup scene, the most genetic diversity in the US, a booming urban […]

January 27th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|