Twenty Corner Stores Selling Produce in Detroit

Twenty corner stores here — mostly liquor or convenience stores — are selling fresh produce through Detroit Fresh: The Healthy Corner Store Project.

DETROIT — Twenty corner stores here — mostly liquor or convenience stores — are selling fresh produce through Detroit Fresh: The Healthy Corner Store Project.

The project is the brainchild of Dr. Kami Pothukuchi, associate professor of Urban Planning at Wayne State University here, who launched it in 2008. Pothukuchi is the founder of Seed Wayne, a grant-supported effort to bring sustainable food to Wayne State and other Detroit neighborhoods. Seed Wayne is leading the Detroit

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