Fund Offers Loans to Make Healthy Food More Accessible

foodnews 6.22.15 michigan

Maybe you own a small local store and are looking to change your layout and buy equipment to start selling fresh produce and meats, instead of just nonperishable snack foods.

Or you’re a minor vegetable processor in northern Michigan who buys root crops, like beets, carrots and potatoes, from area farmers and you want to start washing, slicing and packaging the potatoes to deliver them to rural schools.

The Michigan Good Food Fund wants to hear from you.

It’s a new public-private partnership that wants to increase underprivileged communities’ access to fresh produce and meat, while at the same time, expanding business opportunities for entrepreneurs.

 

To read the full article please visit the Detroit Free Press.

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