The challenges of selling produce as a small business

In North Philadelphia, many corner stores don't sell fresh produce, and Joe Yun, the owner of Hue, a "fusion food market," explains why it can be tough.   Hue, based on the corner of Cecil B. Moore Avenue and 16th Street, is one the few sources of fresh fruits and vegetables near Temple University. The... Continue Reading →

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Philadelphia’s Non-Profit Leaders Send Hopefuls to “Bootcamp”

With thousands of Philadelphians looking to land a job in non-profits, but many of them not sure how to get their foot in the door, Nonprofit Nerds Philly Meetup created various programs that would help individuals not only get in the door, but kick it down. Before their 'Non-Profit Job Hunting Bootcamp' program, organizer Marta Rusek... Continue Reading →

Philadelphia’s Rebuild program is trying to increase diversity and set a precedent

Philadelphia’s $500 million Rebuild program could produce a practice that increases the investment in businesses owned by minorities, women or businesses owned by people with disabilities. The project aims to improve facilities at parks, libraries and recreation centers around the city. At a community informational meeting yesterday at Martin Luther King Recreation Center, Rebuild leaders... Continue Reading →

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