English as a cool course with Freshdirect’s grocery

October 8, 2008

BROOKLYN, NY–Freshdirect’s grocery business budded out of convenience. Now, the company known for delivering gourmet goodies to the doorstep is cultivating its employees. Regulars at Helen Sashin’s weekly English-as-a-second-language class are not just students. They are FreshDirect workers – new immigrants – learning on the cool shipping floors of its Long Island City warehouse. full story