Editor’s Column: Oct./Nov. 2016

By Abha Thakkar It’s astonishing to me that it’s the end of September. We have been so overwhelmingly busy for the last nine months — we’ve added significant new programs, our staff has grown and our volunteer base has expanded — I’m a little shell-shocked.  I have been acutely sick for the last two months,…

Now Hiring at the Northside Planning Council

The Northside Planning Council (NPC) is a community-based nonprofit serving Madison’s Northside for the past 23 years.  NPC owns and operates several high profile enterprises, including the FEED Kitchens, the Northside News, the FEED Bakery Training Program, and Healthy Food For All.  NPC is also actively engaged in various neighborhood organizing and economic development initiatives.…

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 16, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting, November 16, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present:  Martee Mikalson, Abha Thakkar, Lauri Lee, Karin Cretney, Terrie Anderson, Chris Brockel, Lisa Wiese, Nikki Sanders, Adam Haen Agenda Insurance update DVR employees Storage space needs Garbage disposal fundraising Scheduling—set tours, user meeting, quarterly bazaars Decisions Martee and Adam will do a complete appraisal…

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 9, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting, Nov. 9, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present:  Lisa Wiese, Adam Haen, Lauri Lee, Abha Thakkar, Martee Mikalson, Chris Brockel, Karin Cretney Agenda: FEED Operations Coordinator Position description Common Council Meeting—Public Market Support Food Entrepreneurs Council DVR Employees Contract changes Decisions: Tweaked position description for presentation to board Will voice support of…

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 2, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting, 11-2-15 FEED Conference Room Present: Lisa Wiese, Karin Cretney, Martee Mikalson, Abha Thakkar, Chris Brockel, Terrie Anderson Agenda: Contract legal review Basecamp tutorial Budget Update Hiring a facility manager User orientation changes Decisions: We will hire a lawyer to go over contract, as UW law school not an option because of…