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Plan for the Detroit Food Commons

Make the vision a reality...

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The Detroit Food Commons is a two-story 31,000 Sq. Ft. community development project spearheaded by DBCFSN and our development partner Development Detroit Inc. The $22 Million project required
ultiple funding streams including donations, grants, and loans.

The Detroit People's Food Co-Op, a Black led, community-owned, grocery store will be the anchor tenant in the building, easing the entire first floor. The second floor of the Detroit Food Commons will house       

                                                                           office space for the Detroit Black Community Food Security

                                                                              Network, four shared use kitchens where culinary artists and

                                                                                        food entrepreneurs will be able to prepare foods in a

                                                                                  licensed  environment for retail and wholesale

                                                                                     customers. The 3,000 sq. ft. Mama Imani Humphrey Hall

                                                                                        will host banquets, receptions, community lectures,

                                                                                        meetings,  films,performances and other events.

                                                                                       The Detroit Food Commons is expected to open
                                                          in the first quarter of 2024.

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Is Your Food Business
Ready to Expand?

Would you like to have access to a shared use kitchen

to prepare your food products or meals?

Are you a chef, caterer, baker, food truck, or any other food entrepreneur? Detroit Food Commons' Kujichgulia Kitchens will be available for rent in 2024. Focus on the success of your business in a fully-equipped, commercially-licensed space for culinary professionals while keeping overhead costs down. Kitchens are fully equipped with stoves, ovens, mixers, three compartment sinks, prep tables, cold storage, dry storage and other amenities. Exchange advice and build camaraderie in a growing sustainable community. 


If you are interested in renting one of our Kujichagulia Kitchens
please click the button below.

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