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The Butterfly Foundation is using HFFI financing to support the creation of the Healthy Food Hub on the North Side of Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Healthy Food Hub will include a café, retail store, community rooms, incubator kitchen, urban gardens, and a farmers market. The project is expected to create 23 new jobs. You can find more information here.
Source of money: HFFI CED Program
South Carolina Community Loan Fund
South Carolina Community Loan Fund (formerly Lowcountry Housing Trust) used HFFI financing to create Lowcountry Produce, an authentic Southern artisan company that supports farmers and increases food access. The food market and café are located in the former Beaufort City Hall. The project increased access to healthy food for about 10,703 Beaufort residents, and it created 11 new jobs. You can find information here.
Source of money: HFFI CDFI-Financial Assistance Program
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