Archives for December 2012

Re-loom: Weaving a Better Life

Re:loom is a Georgia-based social enterprise by Initiative for Affordable Housing. The program is helping low-income adults learn job skills while up-cycling used clothing into hand-woven products. This unique service is centered at Initiative’s Weavehouse in DeKalb County, where ... [Continue Reading]

Brightwood Development Corporation Receives Grant From the City of Mayaguez & EDA Recognition for Promoting Healthy Food Businesses in Puerto Rico

Brightwood Development Corporation recently issued a press release announcing an additional grant from the City of Mayaguez to launch the Puerto Rico Healthy Foods Business Initiative and complement its multiple HHS/OCS awards used to develop the Western Food Agro Processing ... [Continue Reading]

Snapshot of Selected Public Market and Supermarket Feasibility Considerations

The following elements should be confirmed or reassessed as preliminary tasks to be undertaken by project proponents for permanent market facilities: Determine conceptual approaches, mission statement and intended outcomes Assess potential “healthy food” market benefits to ... [Continue Reading]

Weaving a Difference – Reloom

Homelessness in Atlanta. December 12, 2012 - WABE’s Kate Sweeney visited the headquarters of re-Loom to spend some time with one of its employees. ... [Continue Reading]