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Kuumba Tre-Ahm Community Garden hosts Food Sovereignty Action Day Sat. May 18th
Kuumba Tre-Ahm Community Garden will be hosting a Food Sovereignty Action Day at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18. The event, organized by Advocates for Urban Agriculture, will bring together community…
Hatching New Businesses: How Accion & The Hatchery are Supporting Entrepreneurship
EAST GARFIELD PARK — A few years back, Accion Serving Illinois and Indiana, a nonprofit lending organization that provides fiduciary support to underserved populations, had an unexpected…
Affordable housing developer tapped for East Garfield Park project
The firm Preservation of Affordable Housing plans a $22.3 million environmentally friendly mixed-income housing development in the West Side neighborhood after winning a design competition.
The Hatchery Chicago Cooking Up Food and Jobs on the West Side
There’s a new business incubator in Chicago that's cooking up some innovative food products on the West Side. And it's the home for a culinary wizard’s passion project.
Cooking Up New Businesses in The Hatchery
While headlines tout a booming economy and low unemployment, many parts of the country still have not fully recovered from the Great Recession. What’s more, recent research shows that…

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