Gourmet Gorilla is pleased to announce that Polaris Charter Academy has sponsored Gourmet Gorilla as a member of the Illinois Network of Charter Schools.
Graphic from the Northwest Indiana Local Food Study, available at http://nirpc.org/home/pdf/LocalFoodStudy-FinalDraft.pdf
The Great Lakes Food Hub Network (GLFHN) is a trust-based collaboration of food hub practitioners focused on delivering the full value of local foods to markets in ways that build community wealth. Governed by a Council of the Commons, GLHFN’s affiliates are committed to shared values aimed at developing successful social enterprises. These Include. A [...]
Gourmet Gorilla has been recently selected as one member of the first cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 small business class. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help small businesses create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to business education, financial capital, and business support services. The program is based [...]
Review the Article Here [CHICAGO, IL] – Support for microfinance organizations that give small businesses and entrepreneurs access to credit will help spur our economic recovery and create jobs, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) said today at a meeting with officials from ACCION, Chicago’s largest microlender, and the owners of Gourmet Gorilla, an organic school [...]
The award, which promotes access to healthy, affordable, and local foods in under-served communities, will help Gourmet Gorilla continue its community development and food access initiatives. This year a total of $630,000 in awards have been granted to 17 groups who propose innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to resolve barriers to healthy food access among the [...]