As per your interest in Core Food, and our role as an arbiter of locally grown good food, I am writing to thank you for making 2015 a very successful year.
This past year, while still adhering to our founding principles of local food and strong communities, Core Food was able host a few pop ups and establish a few relationships that saw its vision materialize in very concrete terms.
For instance, I spent most of the year working with the members of Washington, DC’s Potter’s House to repurpose the historic space, and revitalize the organization’s food program, which before utilized a “direct-offering approach” to provide food to no and low income folks and their families in the community. Part of my task involved reorienting the program from this “direct-offering approach” to a “mixed-offering approach,” which seems more sustainable, and ultimately serves the greater interest of the café and community space.
This past August, CoreFood partnered with Gail Taylor of Three Part Harmony