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Posted Aug 17, 2015 @ 2:17 PM
Access to fresh, healthy food as an economic development driver is becoming part of the picture in Michigan with the launch of Michigan Good Food Fund in June.   This statewide loan and grant fund will provide financing and business assistance to benefit communities with good food and...
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Posted Aug 14, 2015 @ 2:31 PM
  Most people don’t think about the revolutionary potential of salad.    But Christopher Washington, James Livengood, and Tony Gibbons are taking a fresh approach with Radicle Farm Company.   
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Posted Aug 13, 2015 @ 3:53 PM
  Your product is delicious, the market for it is exploding, and your business is thriving. You are ready for expansion, but you need capital. You need a funder who gets your mission and your business.  
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Posted Jul 28, 2015 @ 11:31 AM
With a 4,000 year history and the nickname “Food of the Gods,” lassi comes well recommended. Though popular across India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, the world’s first yogurt-based smoothie is less known across the United States.   
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Posted Jul 27, 2015 @ 7:01 PM
MUSKEGON, MI - The Muskegon Farmer's market and Michigan program called Double Up Food Bucks have helped local farmer sell an estimated half a million dollars' worth of fresh, locally-grown produce since 2012.   Double Up Food Bucks, a program of the Ann-Arbor-based Fair Food...
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Posted Jul 27, 2015 @ 6:50 PM
LEOMINSTER -- A Tewksbury man recently announced that he's moving the headquarters of his yogurt-making startup from Vermont to Leominster.   Jaidesh "J.D." Sethi said he moved the operations of DAHlicious, LLC, off a farm -- where he had direct access to his core supplier...
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Posted Jul 27, 2015 @ 6:42 PM
Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant program, which provides thousands of families double the buying power for the purchase of fresh vegetables and fruits from local farmers markets New Mexico's fruit and vegetable farmers and the state's low-income consumers are applauding...
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Posted Jul 27, 2015 @ 6:36 PM
Giving healthy bonuses for nutritious food TAKOMA PARK, MD. - Sometimes a simple idea makes so much sense, you have to wonder: Why didn't folks think of this sooner?   Here's an excellent example: Increase the value of federal nutrition benefits, such as food stamps, if...
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Posted Jun 9, 2015 @ 12:21 PM
Ten years ago, New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene invented Health Bucks, a program designed to help the city’s poor to eat more vegetables and fruit. City agencies and community groups distributed Health Bucks in high-poverty areas. If you spent $5 in food stamps...
Posted Jun 9, 2015 @ 11:52 AM
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