2014 Changemaker Nomination: Hollygrove Market and Farm

Congratulations to Hollygrove Market and Farmhollygrovemarket.com, nominated by a Chocolate Lover like you!

Here’s what Alli has to say about this fearless organization:

“They promote education about sustainability, healthy eating, and gardening practices to children and adults in a low income New Orleans neighborhood considered a food desert. They also support local farmers who use organic agricultural practices. I believe the work that they do makes them champions for a neighborhood otherwise ignored.

A little more info:

03_Hollygrove“The Hollygrove Market and Farm (HM&F) is a urban farm, local produce market, and community garden space located in the heart of New Orleans. Our collaborative partners include Carrollton-Hollygrove Community Development Corporation, New Orleans Food & Farm Network, Tulane City Center, Trinity Christian Community, and the Master Gardeners of New Orleans.

OUR MISSION
Hollygrove Market and Farm exists to increase accessibility of fresh produce to Hollygrove, surrounding underserved neighborhoods, and all of New Orleans while promoting sustainability through support of local farmers and the local economy as well as acting as a demonstration site for environmentally sustainable practices.

THE FARM
In addition to supporting the development of community gardens and providing training programs, the farm serves as a demonstration site for visitors interested in adopting environmentally sustainable practices. Features such as composting, cistern irrigation, recycling, chicken coops, and sustainable gardening all serve this purpose and are vital components of the farm.

THE MARKET
HM&F has developed and operates a CSA-style cooperative and retail market. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. What makes us different is that we bring the farm to the table by making fresh produce available to the consumer without the consumer being required to buy shares in a farm.

At HM&F, in place of members buying shares from a single farm, we buy from a network or collective of small farms and urban growers throughout the region. Our sources consist of backyard growers, community gardens, urban micro-farms in New Orleans, and rural farms throughout southern Louisiana and Mississippi. For consumers, produce is available through the purchase of a weekly produce box. Select produce and food items are also available for individual sale at our retail market.”

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Store Demo: Denver, CO, Wed, Feb 26, 2014

PlumMarket_2013-10-02Hello Denver, CO!

Two more chances to taste Fearless at your local Natural Grocers tomorrow! Come on in to sample some new Superchocolate flavors along with your old favorites.

Demo Tasting: Wednesday 2/26/14, 11am – 2pm
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Downtown Denver
2375 15th Street
Denver CO 80202

Demo Tasting: Wednesday 2/26/14, 3pm – 6pm
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage East Denver
5231 Leetsdale
Denver CO 80246

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Store Demos: Boston & Brighton MA, Fri-Sat, Feb 14-15, 2014

PlumMarket_2013-10-02-5-2Hello Greater Boston, Massachusetts!

Stop by on Valentine’s day in Boston for a taste of Fearless Chocolate and sample our different Superchocolate flavors. And keep the love going in Brighton on the day after!

Demo Tasting: Friday 2/14/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market Charles River Plaza
181 Cambridge St
Boston MA 02114

Demo Tasting: Saturday 2/15/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market Brighton
15 Washington St
Brighton MA 02135

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Store Demos: Southern California, Thu–Fri, Feb 13, 14

PlumMarket_2013-10-02-2-2Hello, again, Southern California!

To celebrate Valentine’s, the greatest chocolate holiday of all, Fearless will be demo’d in more stores in your area this Thursday and Friday. Stop by to sample our superchocolate and maybe even try a flavor you haven’t tasted yet.

Demo Tasting: Thursday 2/13/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market Fairfax
6350 West 3rd St
Los Angeles CA 90036

Demo Tasting: Friday 2/14/14, 11am – 3pm
Co-Opportunity
1525 Broadway
Santa Monica CA 90404

Demo Tasting: Friday 2/14/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market Woodland Hills
21347 Ventura Blvd
Woodland Hills CA 91364

Demo Tasting: Friday 2/14/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market La Jolla
8825 Villa La Jolla Dr
La Jolla CA 92037

Let us know if there’s a store in your area where you’d like to see a demo: email Amy Miller, amy@fearlesschocolate.com.

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Store Demos: Southern California, Fri–Sun, Feb 7, 8, 9

PlumMarket_2013-10-02Hello Southern California!

This is your lucky weekend, because Fearless will be demo’d in a bunch of stores in your area. Stop by to sample our superchocolate and maybe even try a flavor you haven’t tasted yet.

Demo Tasting: Friday 2/7/143pm – 7pm
Whole Foods Market Torrance
2655 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance CA 90505

Demo Tasting: Saturday 2/8/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market El Segundo
760 South Sepulveda Blvd.
El Segundo CA 90245

Demo Tasting: Saturday 2/8/14, 3pm – 7pm
Erewhon Natural Foods
7660 A Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90036

Demo Tasting: Sunday 2/9/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market Venice
225 Lincoln Blvd.
Venice CA 90291

Demo Tasting: Sunday 2/9/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market Pasadena
3751 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena CA 91107

Demo Tasting: Sunday 2/9/14, 11am – 3pm
Whole Foods Market Valencia
24130 Valencia Blvd.
Santa Clarita CA 91355

Let us know if there’s a store in your area where you’d like to see a demo: email Amy Miller, amy@fearlesschocolate.com.

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