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Michigan Fund Gets $3M to Help Food, Farm Businesses Statewide
May 8, 2024

Michigan Good Food Fund growing new farm and food businesses
February 14, 2024

Integrated Capital Investing Selects Michigan Good Food Fund for The Transformative 25 2023 List
April 26, 2023

Making It: Bringing new food products to Michigan
April 6, 2023

How Fair Food Network is reshaping investment norms to fight wealth inequity
January 31, 2023

South East Market looks to 2022
December 24, 2021

Detroit’s Only Black-Owned Grocery Store Is Reimagining Food Access
December 14, 2021

‘Peach Market’ hopes to address Jackson’s ‘food desert’ downtown, owner says
September 28, 2021

Plans come together for Port Huron’s first downtown grocery store in 50 years
March 7, 2021

Michigan Good Food Fund to forge long-term relationships
February 14, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Comcast Expands Efforts to Bridge Digital Divide in State, Michigan Works! Southeast Receives $3M+ to Help Area Businesses, and More
January 28, 2021

Downtown Port Huron grocery store gets ‘critical’ funding needed to continue project
October 23, 2020

City garden in Battle Creek “shaping the culture of farming”
September 17, 2020

Sprout planning downtown Battle Creek cooperative fresh food market and deli
September 16, 2020

Malamiah Juice Bar gets creative, stands in solidarity with community of Black-owned businesses during pandemic
July 8, 2020

Coronavirus – Business Resources
March 23, 2020

Downtown Juice Bar Wins $50K Michigan Good Food Fund
March 2, 2020

North End Christian Community Development Corporation announces $500,000 capital campaign
February 24, 2020

Sprout BC awarded $50,000 through Catalytic Investment Award
January 27, 2020

What Growers Can Do to Transform Rural America
November 6, 2019

Faith-based institutions fit local investments into global portfolios
September 25, 2019

CDFIs filling lending gaps in local financial and community development system
September 16, 2019

Allen Neighborhood Center announces $10 million redevelopment
August 6, 2019

Michigan Good Food Fund Supports Food Businesses
July 15, 2019

Opinion: State needs inclusive food systems
June 19, 2019

Michigan Good Food Fund
June 18, 2019

Vicki Zilke – Celebrating What Matters
June 4, 2019

Getting smarter about place-based investing
June 3, 2019

Poletown market gets new infusion of capital
April 17, 2019

Planned east-side Detroit grocer wins Michigan Good Food Fund showcase
April 12, 2019

Grants to Michigan Businesses will bring New Jobs
March 27, 2019

How Can We Build More Inclusive Food Systems?
March 12, 2019

“Diamond Place pledges affordable housing and food security on Michigan Street Corridor,” Rapid Growth Media
January 23, 2019

“Food is Helping Flint Recover and Reimagine Itself,” Civil Eats
January 23, 2019

“A Black-Led Food Co-op Grows in Detroit,” CityLab
January 23, 2019

“Fund awards $385K to improve access to healthy food,” Associated Press
January 23, 2019

“Malamiah Juice Bar, Royal Jelly Foods take home funds in Business Bootcamp Pitch Competition,” Neu Magazine
November 7, 2018

“Food businesses compete at Boot Camp Pitch Competition,” Fox 17 West Michigan
September 14, 2018

WGVU Interview with Jean Chorazyczewski
September 12, 2018

“Mason Jar Cafe hoping to expand,” The Herald-Palladium
August 19, 2018

“Michigan Good Food Fund awards $100,000 to 10 Michigan food enterprises,” Greater Lansing Business Monthly
July 27, 2018

“Flint water crisis persists, still no grocery store for city’s north side,” Black News Portal
July 27, 2018

“Four Detroit-based food entrepreneurs among winners of statewide Good Food Fund,” Model D Media
July 24, 2018

“Michigan Good Food Fund Awards Ten Grants,” Specialty Food Association
July 23, 2018

“Detroit hummus maker, Baobab Fare among recipients of $100,000 in Michigan Good Food Fund grants,” Crains Detroit
July 19, 2018

Model D Series: Investing in Detroit’s Good Food Entrepreneurs
June 9, 2018

“Invest in where you know: Impact investors rediscover the power of ‘place,’” ImpactAlpha
May 15, 2018

“Corridor Sausage’s product is so good you’ll want to know how it’s made,” Model D
May 14, 2018

“Michigan Good Food Fund welcomes Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women as lending partner,” Rapid Growth
May 10, 2018

“Happy Little Greens Farm: Tiny Toppings from Flint Urban Farming,” My City Magazine
April 2, 2018

“Juice cafe has a mission to bring healthy food choices to Midtown — and the rest of Detroit,” Model D
March 26, 2018

“Food entrepreneurs scale up production at groundbreaking manufacturing facility FEAST Detroit,” Model D
March 1, 2018

“A co-op for the people: The rocky process of developing the Detroit People’s Food Co-op,” Model D
January 15, 2018

“Flint company helps meet market demand,” The Hub Flint
December 17, 2017

“Creating a cooperative growing environment in Flint,” The Hub Flint
December 17, 2017

“Detroit Development Fund to make $1 million in loans for healthy food businesses,” Crain’s Detroit Business
December 7, 2017

“Flint-based Charma’s Green Chips rides wave of consumers love of ‘everything kale,'” The Hub Flint
November 21, 2017

“Happy Little Greens is a part of Flint’s growing food culture,” The Hub Flint
November 21, 2017

“Funds available for mission of expanding access to healthy, natural foods,” WLUC
November 9, 2017

“Former Garden Fresh site turns to production for other food firms,” Crain’s Detroit Business
October 22, 2017

“The business of building a better food system,” In Good Tilth
October 12, 2017

“One potato, two potato: Grocery retail loan projects aim for food access for underserved areas,” Rapid Growth
September 28, 2017

“Good for Flint: Training program will help food-based businesses thrive,” The Hub Flint
August 30, 2017

“Detroiter Plans a Grocery Store That’s a Neighborhood ‘Beacon,'” Next City
July 31, 2017

“Flint Market Will Put Good Food, Ownership in Hands of Residents,” Next City
July 13, 2017

“Serving Up Summer Meals,” Council of Michigan Foundations Newsletter
July 10, 2017

“Michigan programs help with produce purchases,” The Packer
June 8, 2017

“West Michigan food enterprises receiving $10M,” Grand Rapids Business Journal
May 17, 2017

“Michigan Healthy Food Loan Fund Passes $10M in Investments,” Associated Press
May 17, 2017

“The demand for ‘local’ food is growing — here’s why investors should pay attention,” Business Insider
April 25, 2017

“Third Coast Development, PK Development Group Break Ground on $42M Mixed-Use Project in Grand Rapids, Michigan,” Rebusiness Online
January 31, 2017

“Future Detroit Food Hall Could Keep $107M From Leaving the Neighborhood,” Next City
December 1, 2016

“Two projects in Detroit aiming to increase access to healthy food & spur economic development receive $75,000,” Daily Detroit
November 28, 2016

“Two Detroit projects receive $75,000 each to spark neighborhood economic development, increase healthy food access,” The Hub
November 27, 2016

“Potential new downtown market receives $75,000 award, pushing project closer to reality,” Jackson Citizen Patriot/MLive
November 18, 2016

“Michigan cities picked for funding to invest in healthy food projects,” MLive/Flint
November 18, 2016

“Food entrepreneurs get bootcamp boost: Local startups learn fundamentals to expand fresh food access,” Second Wave Media
November 17, 2016

“Michigan Healthy Food Retail Projects Earn Funds for Development,” Grocery Headquarters
November 16, 2016

“Michigan Good Food Fund grants to help launch Detroit grocery store, expand farmers market,” Crain’s Detroit Business
November 15, 2016

“Sunlight Gardens Wins $10K Award,” WWMT November 8, 2016
November 8, 2016

“A Holistic Approach to Healthy Food Financing,” Healthy Food Access Portal
November 23, 2015

“Creating a cultural shift in how Detroiters think about food,” Model D
November 17, 2015

“Michigan Good Food Fund Looks to Finance the Local Food Chain,” Seedstock
July 27, 2015

“Statewide collaboration aims to fund good food,” Traverse City Record-Eagle
June 29, 2015

“Michigan Good Food Fund launches to grow food future,” The Detroit News
June 23, 2015

“New push for healthier foods in Detroit,” WDIV-Ch. 4
June 22, 2015

“Fund offers loans to make healthy food more accessible,” Detroit Free Press
June 19, 2015

“State Launches Fund to Support Healthy Food Needs for Communities,” DBusiness
June 17, 2015

“Michigan deserves a better food future,” Detroit Free Press
June 16, 2015

“Fund seeks investors to address lack of access to healthy food across Michigan,” Crain’s Detroit Business
June 16, 2015

“Good Food Fund aims to provide fresh food,” WLNS-Ch. 6
June 15, 2015

Michigan Good Food Fund Press Release
June 9, 2015

“Finding healthy food is a challenge for 1.8 million Michiganders,” MLive
March 20, 2015

“Some neighborhoods starving for healthy food,” Lansing State Journal
March 20, 2015