GROWING MICHIGAN’S GOOD FOOD FUTURE.

Michigan Good Food Fund Projects

The Michigan Good Food Fund provides financing and business assistance to healthy food production, distribution, processing, and retail projects that benefit underserved communities throughout Michigan. Below are financing and business assistance projects supported by the Michigan Good Food Fund.

Financing

Corridor Sausage

Corridor Sausage

Handcrafted meat and sausage business made by hand out of Detroit’s historic Eastern Market

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Diamond Place

Diamond Place

Mixed-use housing development anchored by a community grocery store

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FEAST – Detroit

FEAST – Detroit

Entrepreneur-owned commercial kitchen and processing center

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Flying Moose

Flying Moose

Cafe featuring healthy, locally-sourced foods

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Forty Acres Soul Kitchen

Forty Acres Soul Kitchen

Soul food eatery bringing African American food traditions to Grand Rapids

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Fresh 101

Fresh 101

Kitchen and café featuring fresh juices and healthy grab-n-go food in West Village Detroit

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Ken’s Fruit Market

Ken’s Fruit Market

Multi-site family-owned grocery store in Grand Rapids

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Midtown Marketplace

Midtown Marketplace

This project will open a second grocery location, offering fresh, affordable food

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Placita Olvera

Placita Olvera

New mixed use development of Hispanic businesses in Grand Rapids

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Yang’s Oriental Food Store

Yang’s Oriental Food Store

New start-up grocery store featuring local produce plus Asian foods in Mount Pleasant

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Zilke Vegetable Farm

Zilke Vegetable Farm

New year-round retail shop and kitchen space in Milan

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Business Assistance

2016 Catalytic Investment Awards

2016 Catalytic Investment Awards

Six food retail projects shared $380,000 in 2016 awards to grow their capacity to successfully secure financing

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2018 Catalytic Investment Awards

2018 Catalytic Investment Awards

$100K in NEW awards given to ten businesses growing Michigan's good food economy

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Battle Creek Business Boot Camp & Pitch Fest

Battle Creek Business Boot Camp & Pitch Fest

Six Battle Creek food entrepreneurs came together for 3-day intensive training in fall 2016

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Bodega Boot Camp

Bodega Boot Camp

Grocery retailer training in spring 2016 on how to put fresh, healthy food at the center of your store

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Flint Business Boot Camp & Pitch Fest

Flint Business Boot Camp & Pitch Fest

A three-day, intensive training for Flint's good food entrepreneurs.

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