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Food Literacy Project at Iroquois Farm continues to blossom

From Insider Louisville reporter Darla Carter

“A local organization that works to connect youths to the land through “field-to-fork” experiences, such as urban farming, will break ground Wednesday on a teaching pavilion at the site of a former public housing complex in south Louisville.

The future pavilion at Iroquois Farm is part of a long-standing commitment to the neighborhood by the Food Literacy Project, which has spent more than a decade partnering with organizations in that area, including schools and businesses.” Read more here.

The Food Literacy Project at Iroquois Farm

Learn more about Iroquois Farm in this video by Videobred.

Bringing Change to the Table

From the Lowe’s Gives Foundation, who awarded The Food Literacy Project a $64,647 grant for our expansion to Iroquois Farm. Lowe’s Gives Foundation funds will help us create a hub for education, youth employment, leadership development, jobs skills training, and health improvement.

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Food for Thought: Food Literacy Project Event Aims to Raise $100K for Education Programs

From News and Tribune, featuring The Food Literacy Project’s 9th Annual Field-to-Fork Dinner.

LOUISVILLE — The Food Literacy Project is hosting its ninth annual Field-to-Fork Dinner on Thursday, Aug. 23, at The Regency in Louisville. Its goal for the event is to increase the organization’s capacity to give young people and families positive experiences with fresh, healthful foods, raising $100,000 to support the development of an urban farm classroom and food education and access program in South Louisville at Iroquois Farm.

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Food Literacy Project Spotlight

The Voice-Tribune spotlighted The Food Literacy Project and our Executive Director Carol Gundersen.

Since 2006, more than 40,000 people have participated in planting, harvesting and preparing fresh food through Food Literacy Project’s hands-on Field-to-Fork program. The organization grew out of a demand recognized by farmer Ivor Chodkowski for access to a working farm where children and families could explore the story behind their food.

We spoke with Food Literacy Project Executive Director Carol Gundersen about the nonprofit’s mission and more. Read More

South Points Farmers Market Open

LouisvilleKy.gov featured the South Points Farmers Market.

The “new” South Points Farmers Market open Thursdays 3:30-6:00 pm!

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Neighbors Celebrate a New Community Farm at the Spring Farm Fling

WDRB’s Keith Kaiser joins Food Literacy Project staff to learn about Iroquois Farm.

Wednesday, May 9 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Spring Farm Fling celebrates the transformation of the former Iroquois Homes public housing complex into Iroquois Farm. It’s located at 1400 Bicknell Avenue.