“When we take people around Detroit, we show them examples of successful businesses, creative projects, the untapped potential. We want to inspire them to create their idea, their dream, in Detroit…to utilize the land, restore the buildings, create...
If you support our work, share our vision that good food should be healthy, affordable, fair and sustainable for all and are interested in working with us in some way, consider becoming an ally or partner.
FoodLab Allies are individuals who are not members, but who support our vision in some practical way, for instance: spreading the word and supporting FoodLab member businesses, volunteering time and talent, passing along resources and connections, serving on our advisory board, or donating money. Our current allies include local business owners, journalists, students, local and state officials, economic development professionals, graphic designers, activists in Detroit and elsewhere, and many other individuals who care about good food in the Detroit region.
Good Food Partners are businesses and organizations with whom FoodLab has a formal and ongoing relationship: working together on a project or ongoing program, sharing space, or exchanging resources. Contact us at info [at] foodlabdetroit.com if you are interested in a potential partnership.
Current FoodLab partners include:
We are grateful to the many sponsors and funders who have made FoodLab's work and projects possible, including:
Being part of the FoodLab community means wanting to run a food business that is about more than just making profit. Our members are trying to run businesses that are more equitable, sustainable, and committed to...
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In the Media
This is definitely a watershed year for food in Detroit - there are signs that the rest of the world is now paying attention to our burgeoning food scene, Detroiters’ awareness of every aspect of the food system has never been greater and, in the past decade, significant progress has...
Whether you're just in the beginning stages of launching your first food product of somewhere a little further down the road, FoodLab Detroit is here to guide you step-by-step, through a hands-on process. FoodLab will help you clarify your business idea, find your target customer, evaluate...
Little did former Detroit Mayor Hazen Pingree know in 1894 that his fervor for growing produce in Detroit would return in 2016. But that is exactly what is happening, according to three Detroit nonprofits at the 24th Annual Congress for New Urbanism.
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