Forty Acres Soul Kitchen

Investment:
$50,000 Loan
Enterprise:
Forty Acres Soul Kitchen is a soul food restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Its impact extends far beyond the plate — from creating living-wage jobs to sourcing from area farms. Plus in a city with nearly 20 percent Black residents, Forty Acres is also the only full-service, sit-down, 100% African American-owned restaurant.
Financing Purpose & Date:
August 2020 integrated financing and technical assistance supported Forty Acres in improving its operational efficiency and expanding its sales channels during COVID-19 and beyond.
Update:
With our support, Forty Acres Soul Kitchen is providing delivery and curbside pickup options for customers and has expanded its catering operations.