New enterprise could awaken local food economy

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 26, 2019 6:38 AM CT
<strong>Diane Terrell (left) and Dr. Heather Jamerson, co-founders of 275 Food Project, in the kitchen of Comeback Coffee. The new coffee shop at 358 N. Main is the latest client of New South Produce Cooperative, a farmers' co-op that will supply the business with locally grown fruit and produce.</strong> (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

Diane Terrell (left) and Dr. Heather Jamerson, co-founders of 275 Food Project, in the kitchen of Comeback Coffee. The new coffee shop at 358 N. Main is the latest client of New South Produce Cooperative, a farmers' co-op that will supply the business with locally grown fruit and produce. (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

The co-founders unveiled the well-funded 275 Food Project, a comprehensive “social enterprise” to boost the local-food economy in Memphis as well as access to local food and the jobs it creates.

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Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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