2024 Notre Dame Sustainability Award

2024 Notre Dame Sustainability Award

Cultivate leadership and representatives attended a ceremony where we were awarded the 2024 External Partnership Sustainability Award by the University of Notre Dame’s Office of Sustainability and Procurement Services. This award honors suppliers and other partners...
Make Every Day Earth Day- Commit to Curbing Food Waste

Make Every Day Earth Day- Commit to Curbing Food Waste

Earth Day/Earth Week/Earth Month is a time for everyone to come together and focus on the beauty that is this planet. The news runs stories on global warming, the melting of polar icecaps, the bleaching of coral reefs. We are inspired to act. We plant trees. We sign...
February Construction Update

February Construction Update

  It was just last August when we hung this “Watch Us Grow” sign on the construction fence. Look how far we’ve come! In just six short months, we are nearing the finish line. The office space is nearly complete. Concrete was poured inside the freezer area....
We’ve Hit a Major Food Rescue Milestone!

We’ve Hit a Major Food Rescue Milestone!

We reached an incredible milestone at Cultivate, rescuing five million pounds of food and redistributing it to our food-insecure neighbors in Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph Counties in Indiana. “This is just the beginning,” said Jim Conklin, Co-Founder and...
2023 Taste of Hope Recap

2023 Taste of Hope Recap

At Cultivate, we often speak about community. The “It takes a village” mantra is one we live each day. But rarely does this theme play out more than our annual Taste of Hope fundraiser. We welcomed nearly 700 guests, staff, and volunteers, 13 local chefs and...
Take our Community Survey Today!

Take our Community Survey Today!

We are seeking to better understand the impact of food rescue in the Michiana area. Our first annual food rescue community survey seeks to gather insights on how well food rescue efforts are understood and how many people in the area know about the work we perform. We...