New Roots


Louisville, KY

In an attempt to address Louisville’s inner city food insecurity issues, New Roots partnered with Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Congregation AJ), a Conservative Synagogue and their Preschool, and Pleasant View Baptist Church, an African American Church and their Cherish Forever Preschool, to ensure the consumption of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables through increased participation in the New Roots Fresh Stop Project and other programs. At the same time, they will also work toward an increased understanding of the historical relationship between Jews and African American in Louisville, KY, as well as a plan to bring these two communities back together to work toward social justice and spiritual, physical, and emotional healing, using food justice as an entry point.

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