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Fair Food Fund Q4 2023 Impact Report

Dig into our Q4 2023 impact report for a recap of the year, including our latest investments and a spotlight on Lakeshore Depot, a farm stop in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

January 31, 2024

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Fair Food Fund Q3 2023 Impact Report

Dig into our Q3 2023 impact report for a letter from our team, an overview of Fair Food Fund's portfolio, and an investment spotlight on Milk & Froth.

October 31, 2023

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Fair Food Fund Q2 2023 Impact Report

Dig into our Q2 2023 impact report for a letter from our team, an overview of Fair Food Fund's portfolio, and an investment spotlight on metro Detroit's Egg Roll Diva.

July 31, 2023

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Fair Food Network 2022 Impact Report

2022 was a transformative time for our organization. Kate Krauss prepared to step in as CEO, we focused on deepening our partnerships with stakeholders in Michigan and beyond, explored new approaches to evaluating our impact, and set the stage for advocacy in the 2023 Farm Bill.

July 31, 2023

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Fair Food Fund Q1 2023 Impact Report

Dig into our Q1 2023 impact report for a letter from our team, an overview of Fair Food Fund's portfolio, and an investment spotlight on The Chef's Special in Flint, Mich.

May 3, 2023

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Fair Food Fund Q4 2022 Impact Report

In addition to learning about two exciting new investments in Superfrau and Simply Spanish, dig into this report to meet Aaron Jackson, the new director of Michigan Food Fund, and learn more about Kate Krauss, our CEO.

January 31, 2023

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Fair Food Fund Q3 2022 Impact Report

Learn about four investments we made this quarter and dig into a new report about shifting from a capital- to community-first mindset in impact investing.

October 31, 2022

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From Capital- To Community-First Mindset In Impact Investing

In this report, we explore the difference between capital-first and community-first impact investing and see this approach in action through two place-based impact investing collectives, Michigan Good Food Fund and Camden Food Fund.

September 20, 2022

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Fair Food Fund 2021 Annual Impact Report

Dig into our 2021 interactive Fair Food Fund Impact Report to read stories of our place-based work across the country, highlights from our business assistance support, and our vision for the next chapter of work and impact.

June 30, 2022

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Fair Food Fund Q1 2022 Impact Report

Dig into our Q1 2022 Fair Food Fund Impact Report to see how we are working with a new Stakeholder Board for the Michigan Good Food Fund and investments in stores like Argus Farm Stop that help small, local farms succeed while improving healthy food access in the community.

April 29, 2022

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A Grocery Store for Every American Gets a Boost

With a produce-first focus and a commitment to low prices, Daily Table is on a mission to make healthy food affordable for families across Massachusetts and beyond. We were thrilled to expand our partnership with Daily Table, which launched Double Up Food Bucks in 2018, to now include financing through the Fair Food Fund

February 13, 2022

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Denver's Growth Leaves Grocers and Healthy Food Efforts in its Wake

We teamed up with Nourish Colorado to explore the impact of Denver's explosive growth & gentrification on neighborhood grocers and identify policy & partnership solutions to help these grocers retool and adapt.

February 10, 2022

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Fair Food Fund Q4 2021 Impact Report

Dig into our Q4 2021 Fair Food Fund Impact Report to see how we are investing in community-rooted grocery stores like Daily Table and Supermercado Mexico to be engines of healthy food access, job creation, and local economic development.

February 2, 2022

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Bringing Black Farmers and Food Businesses into the Fold

Black Farmer Fund is a new community-governed investment fund exclusively devoted to Black farmers and food businesses. Learn about the incredible farmers, collectives, and herbalists it is investing in for its pilot phase, which we've been honored to support, as well as its work practicing collective decision-making with a community-led investment committee.

January 16, 2022

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Fair Food Fund Overview

Download the Fair Food Fund overview to learn how we’re growing healthier, wealthier, more equitable communities. 

January 15, 2022

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Detroit Entrepreneurs Redefine Soul Food

See how we teamed up with Michigan Good Food Fund partner Detroit Development Fund to de-risk this investment and help Detroit Soul's business grow.

November 16, 2021

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Building a Blueprint for Food Sovereignty in Black and Brown Neighborhoods

Dig into our latest story from the field to see how Pastor Reginald Flynn’s tenacity and grit brought this store to life, to not only feed the people of Flint, but to serve as a blueprint for food sovereignty across the country.

November 16, 2021

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Fair Food Fund Q3 2021 Impact Report

Dig into this quarterly report to hear about the reimagined healthy food financing helping bring a community-owned grocery store to Flint, learn about our Collateral Initiative investment in Detroit Soul in partnership with Michigan Good Food Fund lender Detroit Development Fund, and more.

October 28, 2021

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Fair Food Fund Q2 2021 Impact Report

Dig into this quarterly report to learn about our partnership with Black Farmer Fund, a new Collateral Initiative investment in Boston Public Market in partnership with CEI of Maine, and more.

July 27, 2021

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Fair Food Fund 2020 Impact Report

Dig into our 2020 interactive Fair Food Fund Impact Report to see how our food financing work continued to meet entrepreneurs where they are with holistic, integrated support as the COVID crisis exploded.

July 14, 2021

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Fair Food Fund Q3 2020 Report

In this quarterly report, we're excited to announce a new investment in Forty Acres Soul Kitchen, the only full-service, sit-down, 100% African American-owned restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and share spotlights from other businesses in our portfolio — Radicle Farms, DAH!, and Pemaquid Mussel Farms.

October 19, 2020

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Fair Food Fund Q2 2020 Report

This past quarter has seen the translation of our vision into on-the-ground impact with two new investments supporting women-led food businesses in Detroit and Maine. 

July 29, 2020

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Fair Food Fund 2019 Annual Report

2019 was an important transition year for the Fair Food Fund. Take a look at our 2019 Fair Food Fund Annual Report.

July 22, 2020

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Fair Food Fund Q1 2020 Report

As an organization dedicated to health and wealth equity, the COVID-19 pandemic has put Fair Food Network’s impact investing work in greater relief than ever.

May 27, 2020

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Fair Food Fund 2016 Annual Report

Our investments in good food are getting great results. Take a look at our 2016 Fair Food Fund Annual Report.

June 23, 2017

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Fair Food Fund Brochure

Download the Fair Food Fund brochure to learn how we’re growing the good food economy.

April 7, 2016