5 Changemakers Selected for The Spark Dinner on Food Justice & Access
Every Wednesday and every other Sunday, Art House collects donated food from Whole Foods in Brentwood. Currently, 100 to 150 families are served throughout the month.
PotBangerz is a St. Louis-based family of activists, and community leaders, that fight injustice by uplifting the community, meeting nutritional needs, helping our unhoused family navigate their way to permanent housing, and advocating for them when they need it the most.
Creator(s): Erica Williams
A Red Circle’s weekly pop-up restaurant Healthy Flavor Bistro & Garden offers community members affordable meals made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The bistro operates under a Pay it Forward method, meaning patrons can pay more to allow others to eat, regardless of their ability to pay.
Creator(s): Fatimah Muhammad
Apiary @ The Park is a collaborative co-working, co-living, meeting, market, cafe' and pop-up space. It was designed by a social entrepreneur for entrepreneurs, start-ups, mobile workers, artist and freelancers.
Creator(s): Nick Speed
Ujima is a non-profit, pay-what-you-can service provider that cultivates community through food and youth empowerment. We work to shift paradigms by increasing food security, environmental stewardship, and employment.