Community Ideas

Urban Agriculture: What if all apartment complexes dedicated “greenspace” to community gardens to help provide supplemental fresh food to tenants? …

Co-op Affordable Grocery Store

Name/description: Co-op “affordable” grocery store that is community-owned and operated Target customer: Low-income, limited transportation, living in a food desert The …

Mobile Grocery

Target Customers “Paula” – Walkers “Doug” – Retired Veteran Communities/school Extended families Benefits Mobile grocers that come to them Improving access …

Statehouse Ideas

Transportation Own cart Church assistance – 1/2 church 1/2 person Free transportation Drivers license support Bus stop shopping w/QR code …

Indy Food Council Ideas

Transportation Grow food closer to those who don’t have it “Get your drivers license” support somehow Utilization of unused or …

MEET

MEET = Mentoring, Equipping, Education, Transportation Many teens living in low-income areas have a hard time getting their drivers license, …

Affordable Meal Kits

Taking from the idea from the MLK session under local buying ideas Use the Blue Apron model to create affordable meal …

The Food Artery

The Food Artery is a collection of publicly stationed Kiosks that provide food-insecure people with a real-time updated list of …

Daily Table format

Taking from the model of The Daily Table, a non-profit grocery store in Massachusetts that sells food waste from grocery …

Affordable Co-op

Here is a great article on “How Cooperative Grocery Stores are Bringing Food Access to Low-Income Neighborhoods.” “It’s here that …

Create a CCFI Network

What if we expand the concept that Kheprw Institute is doing with their Community Controlled Food Initiative (http://kheprw.org/ccfi/) to multiple locations, …

Local Buying ideas

How might we create affordable ways for people to buy healthy food in the areas where they live? Grow your own …