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Bodega Bootcamp Teaches Business Skills to Michigan's Startup Grocers

Bodega Bootcamp Teaches Business Skills to Michigan's Startup Grocers

16 Aug 2016 | Amy Haimerl for the Michigan Good Food Fund
 
An original version of this story was published at MIGoodFoodFund.org and can be accessed here
 
Inside a small brick building in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, a plan is hatching that will turn the former Bagley Trumbull Market, which was more liquor store than | Read more >
Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine

05 Jul 2016 | Kate Sommerfeld, ProMedica Health System, Toledo
 
Hunger is a problem healthcare providers see every day among patients of all ages in emergency rooms, clinics, offices, and hospital beds. Babies born to malnourished mothers may be underweight or overweight, have developmental delays and continue to have health problems | Read more >
From Food Desert to Food Oasis, One Casserole at a Time

From Food Desert to Food Oasis, One Casserole at a Time

17 Feb 2016 | John Bare, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
 
When a leader of a local Baptist church made a plea to teach young people the value of casseroles, I knew we were on to something.
 
It turns out the casserole, long a staple of church suppers, may be the ultimate example of a do-it-yourself family food experience. The | Read more >