• Food for Change Screening in FresnoBy: Luba Yusim | February 20, 2014
    Category: Central Valley Community Vision Updates Health Healthy Foods Past Events
    Join us for an exclusive screening of Food for Change, a feature-length work-in-progress documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. The film tells the story of the cooperative movement in the U.S. through interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the filmmaker and social… Read More
  • Community Vision Joins ReFresh™ Initiative, JPMorgan Chase Foundation Secured as First InvestorBy: Luba Yusim | January 30, 2014
    Category: Central Valley Economic Development Healthy Foods Lending
    The Community Vision (Community Vision) is pleased to announce it has joined ReFresh™, a national initiative of The Reinvestment Fund (TRF), designed to improve access to healthy foods in urban and rural communities across the U.S.  JP Morgan Chase Foundation is the initiative’s first investor. Community Vision will focus its efforts on improving access to… Read More
  • Other Avenues Food Co-op Secures Their Place in the CommunityBy: NCCLF | October 21, 2013
    Category: Healthy Foods Lending San Francisco
    Other Avenues is a worker-owned food cooperative in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset district where only the workers are members.  Workers manage the business democratically by making business decisions using the consensus model. Other Avenue’s mission is to provide food and supplies for sustainable lifestyles, supporting organic and local farms, and serving as a model for workplace… Read More