Announcement! New Growth at the Market

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New Growth for the Open-Air Market
Community Food Connections hires a new market manager.

Community Food Connections (CFC) hired Amanda Wilson as market manager to oversee the operations and functions of the weekly farmers market. Before moving to Phoenix, Amanda worked for the Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance. Amanda brings experience running events and directly supporting small businesses.

Amanda will be at the weekly farmers market to ensure a great shopping experience. She’ll work directly with the Executive Director on projects to expand the market’s offerings; including educational workshops and family programming. Amanda will help develop small business resources and strengthen vendor support.

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World Refugee Day

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World Refugee Day honors the strength and courage of refugees and encourages public awareness and support for people who have had to flee their homelands because of conflict or natural disaster.

Around the world, communities, schools, businesses, and people from all walks of life are taking big and small steps in solidarity with refugees.  This World Refugee Day, we challenge everyone to join together and take a step with refugees.  We encourage you to meet the market families, hear their stories, and support their businesses.

Join us Saturday June 22nd for a special market highlighting the many market refugee families and their stories. Event details here.

Read more to discover each family’s story.

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FUNDrive Clothing Collection

World Environment Day, celebrated in June every year, is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment.  This month we’re focusing on reducing our waste impact by diverting reusable and recyclabe items from our landfills.

Clean out your closet and help the Phoenix Public Market at the same time!  Mark your calendar for the Phoenix Public Market FUNDrive on Saturday, June 1, from 8am – 12pm at the farmers market.  By donating soft items, gently-used clothing, shoes, accessories, and linens. You can help raise funds for the market’s fall programs.  Please bring clean items, bagged in traditional kitchen 33 gallon trash bags.  Savers will also recycle bags!
Start gathering up your donations today and see details below.

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Care for Your Community

Last month, inspired by Jack Johnson’s change-making generosity with All At Once Org, we organized a humble neighborhood clean-up with Local First Arizona that exceeded expectations.IMG_2438 Read the full story »

Double Your Impact + Help Us Grow

Our organization is teaming up with Jack Johnson on his 2018 Tour and All At Once, a social action network connecting nonprofits with people who want to become active in their local and world community. All At Once comes to life online at www.AllAtOnce.org and at the Jack Johnson concerts where you can get educated, get inspired, and connect face-to-face with us and other local and national non-profits.

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Help us raise funds!  Jack Johnson’s charity is matching donations contributed to us at the show or directly to our organization until September 15, 2018, up to a total of $2500.  Help us raise funds!  Make a contribution and your money will be doubled by the Johnson Ohana Foundation!

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