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Sunday in Englewood

Eric Von Haynes

Posted on September 15, 2022

We’re excited to introduce Chicago's first solar-powered community fridge! In partnership with @nicole_taryn of @gettinggrowncollective and Keyante Aytch of Sunbend Solar! Watch the introduction to this revolutionary fridge as they and Love Fridge organizers Manny and Englewood native Eric Hotchkiss talk about our mission, purpose, and potential when our community comes together and builds sustainable solutions toward food equity.

This project was supported via a grant from the Young Leaders Fund (YLF) at the Chicago Community Trust. We look forward to learning from this site and others to create a sustainable system for the fridges.

We're looking forward to filling this fridge with food again. If you'd like to help keep the Englewood and other Southside fridges stocked, please consider signing up for one of our many weekly pickups. There are also additional food rescue opportunities through the Chicagoland Food Sovereignty Coalition (including pickups in Englewood).

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