Archive for October 2018
Equity at the Markets
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…Read More
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…Read More
Local Lunch Is Winning!
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!”…Read More