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Archive for October 2018

Equity at the Markets

Payment at Green Bay farmer's market

This week, as we continue to celebrate the power of “we” to build well-being, our spotlight falls on the collaborative work that Wello (started under the name Live54218) has undertaken with community partners to make it possible for FoodShare users to shop at local Farmers Markets.   Farmers markets enhance community well-being by connecting people to…

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Equity and Inclusion at the Market

Equity and Inclusion at the Market Community Story In 2017, Wello partnered with the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County (ADRC) to connect aging and disabled populations to their local farmers markets. A Community Connector spent time engaging in small group education sessions and one-on-one chats at local senior housing centers. They educated…

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Local Lunch Is Winning!

greens growing in a garden

In September, Live54218 (now Wello) hosted our first Farm to School Task Force meeting of the 2018-19 school year and the “power of We” was in the room.  One of the biggest wins on display was summed up perfectly by one Food Service Director: “I can’t believe the amount of local produce I am buying!”…

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