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Jan17

2017 Food Accelerator Cohort

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse network is pleased to announce 8 promising do well, do good food businesses in the 2nd Food Accelerator program. Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Food Accelerator program at our event on February 9th! RSVP here. Body 2 Soul is an all natural body product care line made with artisanal botanical and aromatherapy[…..]

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Dec15

2017 Impact Accelerator Cohort

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse network is pleased to announce 9 promising New England-based social impact ventures in the 7th Impact Accelerator program. Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Impact Accelerator program at our event on January 19th! RSVP here. Impact in Education DinnerxChange enables a mobile dinner table conversation – at the dinner table,[…..]

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Dec09

Recap of Community Table with Conservation Law Foundation

By: Traci Picard December 9, 2016 SEG’s Community Table hosted Max Greene of the Conservation Law Foundation to hear about their Legal Food Hub, an organization new to Rhode Island which provides pro-bono legal services to people working in the food industry. Throughout the food industry, from production to distribution, processing to composting, there are[…..]

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Dec08

SEG Holiday Gifts with a Purpose!

By: Traci Picard December 8, 2016 It’s getting dark at 4 pm, the Canada Geese are flying south, and we can no longer deny it: the Holiday season approaches. It’s nearly time for gift-giving, and shopping guides abound. Here at SEG, we like to add a bonus to our gifting! We are lucky to know[…..]

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Dec03

5 Things I Learned from Leadership and Governance with Daniel Doucette

December 3, 2016 By: Traci Picard SEG’s Lunch and Learn series presented an interactive workshop with Daniel Doucette, organizational dynamics advisor and founder of BraveShift. He brought a down-to-earth perspective and an engaging approach to the subject of creating a framework for leadership and governance, based on his experiences in the world of non-profit and[…..]

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Nov29

Giving Tuesday: Support the SEG Community

By: Traci Picard November 29, 2016 As we come together with family and friends over this holiday season, we may naturally take a moment to think about our great fortune. To be alive, to be together, to gather with food and friends. Our thoughts might also turn to those organizations trying to create positive change[…..]

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Nov23

Stories from the SEG Hub: Rabbi Elan Babchuck

November 23, 2016 By: Traci Picard What is it about a co-working space that pulls us in? That keeps us coming back? It’s the strong coffee, sure. The sunny space, the wi-fi and the printer. But more than anything else, it’s the people, and their stories. The HUB is a co-working space, but it’s also[…..]

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Nov15

Stories From the Hub: PetsEmpower

November 15, 2016 By: Traci Picard Imagine yourself in crisis. You’ve had an experience which leaves you feeling unsafe at home. You need to evacuate. You’ve been called into active duty for the military. For one or many reasons, you need to go somewhere else. What will you do with your pet? Jordan Ross is[…..]

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Nov04

Report Back from Centennial Community Conversations

By: Traci Picard November 4, 2016 I’m sitting in the Rhode Island Foundation’s beautiful space, sky outside going from late afternoon to dusk to night. I’m surrounded by elegant people, leaders with presence who speak eloquently about their cause. And I realize, it’s not just those of us in attendance, physically, who are “here”. Each[…..]

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Nov04

5 Things I Learned from Good Design with Jean Puerini

By: Traci Picard November 4, 2016 SEG’s Lunch and Learn series presented a workshop with Jean Puerini, creative director at Jump Design Studio and SEG Hub member. Jean is an expressive speaker with a good eye for composition–her presentation was visually inspiring. She broke down some complex concepts in order to show us what good[…..]

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