New Albany Fresh Stop Market
New Roots is excited to partner with Sojourn Community Church to welcome all of our neighbors from the Ekins Avenue Neighborhood and beyond to join in on this wonderful opportunity for fresh food for ALL!
CONTACT: New Roots, 502.509.6770
To place an order for shares of seasonal produce call 502.509.6770 (if payment method is debit/credit for SNAP), or drop off cash to New Roots at 1800 Portland Avenue, 9 AM to 5 PM.
Ordering Deadline is the Friday before the Fresh Stop Market Date
Location: Sojourn Community Church
2023 Ekin Ave, New Albany, IN 47150
2017 Fresh Stop Market Season (every other Thursday 4:30-6:30pm):
6/15, 6/29, 7/13, 7/27, 8/10, 8/24, 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2
*Fresh Stop Markets are powered by volunteer leaders. If you are interested in getting involved in your community, please call 502.509.6770
Site Leader: Gemma Newland
Farmer Liaison: Lisa Cullins
Lisa first became involved with Fresh Stop this year through Sojourn Church in New Albany. She had been interested in healthy eating and educating others on the value it can have in our lives for about 5 years so volunteering with New Roots seemed like the perfect fit. Lisa previously was a small business owner and one of the things I enjoyed was teaching people how to use the items I sold for healthier eating. Some of her favorite veggies are kale eggplant, peppers & sweet potatoes to name a few.
Chef Liaison: Angela Zimmerman
Angela Zimmerman grew up in Louisville on processed foods and peanut butter. As a young adult her typical meal consisted of watery potato soup, cheese and crackers and jelly sandwiches. But raising two children and gathering with friends who loved to cook piqued her interest in seeking out healthier and more delicious food choices. Trips to the Farmer's Market in New Albany exposed her to garden variety vegetables she remembers eating when she visited her grandmother's garden as a little girl, and she began scouring cookbooks for recipes that matched her grandmother's. Soon, the use of herbs, spices and employing various cooking techniques began to win over the hearts of her family and friends. He r culinary enthusiasm (and pallet) has grown substantially, and she loves sharing it with others. Her favorite word at the dining table is "mmmmm!" Angela got involved in the New Albany FSM through Sojourn Community Church as a way to meet the community and share food and friendship with them. She would never go so far as to call herself a "chef" but she doesn't mind the title at the local FSM, especially if it means hearing people say , "mmmmmm!"
Angela has lived in New Albany for 20+ years with her husband, two kids and two dogs. Her favorite vegetable is all of them.
Sample New Albany Fresh Stop Market Share (7/13)
Organic green bell peppers
Organic Roma green beans
Organic savoy cabbage
from Rootbound Farms, Crestwood, Kentucky
Organic orange carrots
from Barr Farms, Rhodelia Kentucky
Organic mixed squash
Organic cherry tomatoes
from Ashbourne Farms, LaGrange, Kentucky
In late February, Sojourn and New Roots hosted our first Food Justice Class in New Albany for 2017. New and old friends gathered around the table to break bread, share food stories and discuss how to unite communities to spread food justice. Pictured here are New Roots leaders Melanie Hughes and Mary Montgomery leading the discussion on "Why does the USDA call our neighborhood a food desert?" and other pressing food justice topics.