We’re delighted to finally announce: Apple Street Market has been awarded an $80,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture’s Healthy Foods Financing Initiative (HFFI)!
HFFI funds “projects to expand access to healthy foods in underserved rural and urban areas, to create and preserve quality jobs, and to revitalize low-income communities.”
Apple Street was one of only 23 groups out of 240+ applicants that received funding.
This award puts our official fundraising total at $700K in grants, donations, owner loans, and pledges! We also have verbal commitments for another $100K+ in philanthropy.
Full details are available here: https://www.applestreetmarket.coop/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/HFFI-press-release_190827.pdf
Read about all 23 awardees here: https://www.investinginfood.com/impact/