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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 "Root puts down roots to serve high-risk young adults," Dec. 5, 2016 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.

Salem Gazette "Salem's Root NS, Inc., names new executive director," Aug. 26, 2016 Selvin L. Chambers III joined Root NS, Inc. as its Executive Director bringing more than 15 years in non-profit and local government work and extensive business development experience in the non-profit sector.