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Fresh Food Generation

Company Description

In the last decade, we have seen an increase in farmer's markets and supermarkets that serve low-income neighborhoods. Access to raw fruits and vegetables is important but we also believe people need access to healthy prepared foods. We live in a culture ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Truck Manager
The Food Project

Development Associate
Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc

Education

Bachelor's Degree
Economics
Swarthmore College

Master's Degree
City Planning
MIT

Web References (15 Total References)


"The goal was to get healthy ...

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"The goal was to get healthy food into neighborhoods that need it the most," says Cassandria Campbell, the co-owner of Fresh Food Generation. She and her business partner, Jackson Renshaw, work with local farms to increase access to fresh, locally produced foods in neighborhoods where residents have historically struggled to find healthy options.

Through culturally appropriate, prepared foods, Cassandria and Jackson are providing a healthy alternative to fast food and corner stores.
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"Before, we were bouncing around between different commercial kitchens," Cassandria explains, "But CommonWealth Kitchen gave us a place where we could settle down and focus on producing food and building our business, not on finding kitchen space."
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"The staff at CommonWealth Kitchen is very in tune with the surrounding neighborhood and the needs so they know how to support our mission of cooking real food," says Cassandria.
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We all share information that otherwise we would not have access to," says Cassandria.
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"It's very helpful being around an organization, culture, staff, and community who really believe everybody deserves access to quality food and quality local jobs," says Cassandria.


Cassandria ...

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Cassandria Campbell

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Speakers included Beatriz Zapater, Head of Boston Day and Evening Academy; Sheila Dillon, Chief of Housing for the City of Boston and Head of the Department of Neighborhood Development; David Price, Executive Director of Nuestra Comunidad; Felix Arroyo, Chief of Health and Human Services for the City of Boston; Cassandria Campbell, Cofounder of Fresh Food Generation; and Jamiah Tappin, Community Organizer with the Boston Alliance for Community Health.
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+ BIO: Cassandria Campbell
Cassandria Campbell is the co-founder of Fresh Food Generation, a farm-to-plate food truck that serves healthy affordable prepared foods in low-income neighborhoods. Cassandria, a Roxbury native, became a food justice advocate while working at The Food Project, a nationally recognized model for youth development and sustainable agriculture. Upon graduating from Swarthmore College, she returned to the organization to be the Youth Development Coordinator in which role she led a 60-youth summer program and coordinated a one-year leadership program. In 2011, she received a Masters degree in City Planning from MIT and continues to work in the field of community and economic development. Cassandria developed the idea for Fresh Food Generation because she wanted to find healthier food options without having to travel outside of her neighborhood.


Cassandria ...

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Cassandria Campbell

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Speakers included Beatriz Zapater, Head of Boston Day and Evening Academy; Sheila Dillon, Chief of Housing for the City of Boston and Head of the Department of Neighborhood Development; David Price, Executive Director of Nuestra Comunidad; Felix Arroyo, Chief of Health and Human Services for the City of Boston; Cassandria Campbell, Cofounder of Fresh Food Generation; and Jamiah Tappin, Community Organizer with the Boston Alliance for Community Health.
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+ BIO: Cassandria Campbell
Cassandria Campbell is the co-founder of Fresh Food Generation, a farm-to-plate food truck that serves healthy affordable prepared foods in low-income neighborhoods. Cassandria, a Roxbury native, became a food justice advocate while working at The Food Project, a nationally recognized model for youth development and sustainable agriculture. Upon graduating from Swarthmore College, she returned to the organization to be the Youth Development Coordinator in which role she led a 60-youth summer program and coordinated a one-year leadership program. In 2011, she received a Masters degree in City Planning from MIT and continues to work in the field of community and economic development. Cassandria developed the idea for Fresh Food Generation because she wanted to find healthier food options without having to travel outside of her neighborhood.


That is why Cassandria ...

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That is why Cassandria Campbell, who has a Master’s in City Planning from MIT, co-founded Fresh Food Generation and vows to bring healthy, affordable food to low income neighborhoods near Boston. Campbell co-founded the company with Jackson Renshaw who was the truck manager of Bon Me, and they are bringing the Fresh Food Generation food truck around the communities such as Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan.


That is why Cassandria ...

bostonlocalfoodfestival.com, $reference.date [cached]

That is why Cassandria Campbell, who has a Master's in City Planning from MIT, co-founded Fresh Food Generation and vows to bring healthy, affordable food to low income neighborhoods near Boston. Campbell co-founded the company with Jackson Renshaw who was the truck manager of Bon Me, and they are bringing the Fresh Food Generation food truck around the communities such as Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan.

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