"Ultimately, the program seeks a ten percent increase in the sale of Michigan-grown or produced foods over the ten targeted neighborhoods," Shallal added.
In addition to the AFPD and the Michigan Department of Agriculture, other "Buy Local, Eat Fresh" collaborators include Spartan Stores, Inc., Save-A-Lot Limited, Wayne State University Nutrition and Food Science Program, and the City of Detroit Department of Health and Wellness.
The 10 independently owned grocery stores that are participating in the
-- Save-A-Lot, 15001 Houston-Whittier, Detroit, MI 48205
-- Save-A-Lot, 13750 Fenkell, Detroit, MI 48227
-- Save-A-Lot, 3681 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, MI 48207
-- Save-A-Lot, 4703 Conner, Detroit, MI 48213
-- Save-A-Lot, 1249 Baldwin, Pontiac, MI 48340
-- Krown Supermarket, 5800 Caniff, Detroit, MI 48212
-- Parkway Foods, 13210 E. Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48215
-- Farmers Food Center, 2411 Central Ave., Detroit, MI 48209
-- Pick 'N Save, 7404 E. 7 Mile, Detroit, MI 48234
-- Family Fair, 700 Chene St., Detroit, MI 48207
The Associated Food & Petroleum Dealers is the voice of the food, beverage and fuel industries in Michigan and Ohio. Representing nearly 4,000 retailers, wholesalers, distributors and manufacturers since 1910, AFPD's executive offices are in Farmington Hills, Michigan with branch offices in Lansing, Michigan and Dublin, Ohio.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture is the official state agency
charged with promoting, protecting, and preserving the food, agriculture,
|SOURCE Associated Food & Petroleum Dealers and Michigan Dept. of|
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