Seed Awards

Recognizing Michigan-based food and farm businesses making an impact in their communities.

Michigan Good Food Fund is thrilled to announce the recipients of our inaugural Seed Awards.  

Baobab Fare LLC, Detroit  

Cafe Rica LLC, Battle Creek 

City Commons Cooperative, Detroit 

Dynamite Hill Farms, L’Anse 

El Jalapeno LLC, Kentwood 

Linda Carol’s Kitchen, Grand Rapids 

Madre Masa & Tortillas, Grand Rapids 

Old City Acres, Belleville 

Peace Pie Company, Marquette 

Sanctuary Farms, Detroit 

South Winds Acres, Charlotte 

The Seed Award winners were selected based on their ability to show a commitment to racial equity, enhancing healthy food access, fostering job creation, and embracing resilient climate practices. A committee of Michigan Good Food Fund Stakeholder Board members selected these eleven businesses to receive seed funding totaling almost $150,000. Learn more about the inaugural Seed Award winners here.

Stay tuned for our next round of Seed Awards this year 

We are seeking Michigan-based food or farm businesses that can benefit from seed (grant) funding to grow your business and/or prepare for financing. BIPOC and women-owned businesses are highly encouraged to apply. 

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