Fallen Fruit from Rising Women, Crossroads, Inc, Scripps College
We are collaborative social enterprise between Scripps College (the women's college of Claremont) and Crossroads (a transitional home for formerly incarcerated women); we make jams and jellies from locally donated back yard fruit.
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2 Submitted Ideas
- LIVE ·2015 Grants Challenge
Picking local fruit that would otherwise go to waste, Crossroads residents and Claremont college students produce jams from seasonal fruit and use the profits to fund our larger food justice program. We would like to expand our program by establishing a co-op model and developing our pilot Social Entrepreneurs Academy into two concrete program for Crossroads graduates. The programs will help the women build business and financial literacy while offering economic opportunities for graduates.
- CREATE ·2014 Grants Challenge
The Fallen Fruit from Rising Women enterprise will establish a Social Entrepreneurs Academy and co-op for formerly incarcerated women.