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2011 Healthy Food Enterprise Awards Announced

August 15, 2011

In mid-July the Healthy Food Enterprise Development (HUFED) Center announced its 2011 HUFED awards.  The Center is administered by the Wallace Center at Winrock International, an NSAC member organization.

A total of $630,000 will be awarded to 17 enterprises over the next two years for “innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to resolve barriers to healthy food access among the poorest in the country.”

  • Black Oaks Center for Sustainable Renewable Living – Greater Chicago Area
  • Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship (CADE) – South Central New York
  • Detroit Black Community Food Security Network – Detroit, Michigan
  • My Brother’s Keeper – Jackson, Mississippi
  • Santee Sioux Nation – Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska
  • The Samaritan Women – Baltimore, Maryland
  • Corbin Hill Road Farm – Schoharie County, New York and Bronx and Harlem, New York
  • Detroit Economic Growth Association – Detroit, Michigan
  • Lake County Community Development Corporation – Northwest Montana
  • Puerto Rican Cultural Center – Chicago, Illinois
  • Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) – Northern Ohio Region
  • Centro del Obrero Fronterizo – El Paso, Texas
  • East Baker Historical Society – Southwest Georgia
  • Farm to Family Naturally, LLC – St. Louis, Missouri
  • Franklin County Community Development Corporation – Western Massachusetts
  • Gourmet Gorilla, Inc. – Chicago, Illinois
  • Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health – Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico

The 2008 Farm Bill established the HUFED program to increase food access and economic vitality by stimulating the development of food enterprises in urban and rural areas.

Categories: Food Safety, General Interest, Grants and Programs, Nutrition & Food Access

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