DETROIT — To help independent grocers expand on their fresh food offerings, Detroit Mayor David Bing unveiled a $1 million Green Grocer Project earlier this week. Up to $500,000 in federal block grant funds will be used by the Detroit Economic Growth Corp., which is overseeing the project, to create a revolving loan fund for financing store improvements for the city's more than 80 grocers. About five markets may receive loans initially, Detroit officials said in a published report. The ...
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