Saturday March 14: Zoom Call with Gem City Market

Thank you Amaha and Lela! Louisville Community Grocery (a community food co-op) hosted a Live Video Conversation about the power of community owned grocery stores, healthy food in undeserved areas and more.  View the recording HERE Our featured speakers are from Gem City Market in Dayton. Lela Klein and Amaha Selassie are part of the … Continue reading Saturday March 14: Zoom Call with Gem City Market

Kaitlyn Smith’s food insecurity research – January 2020

Kaitlyn Smith, a Masters candidate in Geography at U of L, is finishing her research about food insecurity in Jefferson County. She has been working with LACE and interviewing other nonprofits involved in food security. She's shared her interview findings with us in a Google Earth file. Read some of Kaitlyn's interviews and see her … Continue reading Kaitlyn Smith’s food insecurity research – January 2020

Symposium For Advancing Socially Responsible Businesses in Louisville and the Commonwealth

Friday, January 31st, 9am-5pm, UofL's Brandeis School of Law room 275 The UofL Transdisciplinary Research Team and the Louisville Community Grocery invite you to a day-long symposium on Friday, January 31 “Working in and Volunteering for Socially Responsible Businesses.” The morning session is an opportunity for researchers from several University departments to share their research … Continue reading Symposium For Advancing Socially Responsible Businesses in Louisville and the Commonwealth

Happy Hour with Transform Finance Oct 11, 5:30pm

LACE is bringing Transform Finance to Louisville to meet with cooperators, entrepreneurs, and capital movers in Louisville. Transform Finance is connecting previously disconnected stakeholders – investors and social justice practitioners, breaking down barriers of knowledge and values, and building cross-stakeholder strategies. We're hosting a reception during their visit Friday Oct 11, 5:30-7:30 at 1619 Flux, 1619 … Continue reading Happy Hour with Transform Finance Oct 11, 5:30pm

LACE Receives National Grant to Support the Louisville Community Grocery

September 23, 2019 – The Louisville Association for Community Economics was among 23 grantees announced last month to receive financial and technical assistance awards through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative’s (HFFI) inaugural grants program. Funding for the HFFI grants program is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. … Continue reading LACE Receives National Grant to Support the Louisville Community Grocery