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Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC.), “The Sixth Annual Gateway Cities Innovation Awards,” October 2018

Salem Gazette, “Over 100 Attend Inaugural Salem Meet and Eat Meal,” September 13, 2018

Salem News, “Salem Meets and Eats,” September 13, 2018

Salem News, "Business Briefcase," June 17, 2018

Salem Gazette, "Salem-based Root Hires New Executive Director," June 15, 2018

Swampscott Reporter, "Salem-based Root Hires New Executive Director," June 15, 2018

Marblehead Reporter, "Salem-based Root Hires New Executive Director," June 15, 2018

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network - The Voice of the Nonprofit Sector MNN's Members, "Root Appoints M. Scott Knox its New Executive Director," June 15, 2018

Wicked Local Marblehead, "Marbleheader helps Root student fly", by Chris Stevens. May 2, 2018

Northshore Magazine, "Kitchen Mission: Using every tool at its disposal, Salem-based Root puts young people on a culinary career path," by Kiley Jacques, November 2017 PHOTO BY KEN YUSZKUS

Salem News, "Governor Baker tours new Root site in Salem," October 26, 2017

Salem Gazette, "Gov. Charlie Baker tours Salem-based culinary arts program Root, Inc." October 28, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: "State awards Root $500,000 Workforce Skills Capital Grant," October 19, 2017

Salem Gazette, "Root feeds needs across Essex County," by Dan Mac Alpine, October 9, 2017 Salem News "New nonprofit to open teaching restaurant for at-risk youths" by Dustin Luca, Jan. 9, 2017

Globe North, "Getting to the Root of youth poverty in Salem," Dec. 25, 2016 Feature article highlighting Founder Jennifer Eddy's inspiration for Root and an overview of the 16-week training and education program.

Salem Gazette, Some 250 people gathered in the Shetland Park headquarters to meet Root team members, tour the space, and hear first-hand from Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll.

Lynn Item, "Feeding Off an Idea in Salem," Nov. 7, 2016 A profile on Root's social enterprise focused on changing the narrative for at-risk youth by teaching them work and life skills through food service training.