By Clint Rainey (http://www.grubstreet.com)
America’s latest grocery disruptor? It’s the Salvation Army. Baltimore today got the country’s inaugural location of DMG Foods (after the nonprofit’s motto, “Doing the Most Good”). Called the first-ever national nonprofit grocery chain, the goal is to bring good food to low-income residents in the country’s food deserts, nutrition-poor areas where people have no or extremely limited access to low-cost, healthy food.
Today, Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald became the first black artists to create official, Smithsonian-commissioned portraits of a former President and First Lady.
This space will be available to the community outside of farmers market hours
Did you know? The Obama Legacy Initiative supports the naming of public spaces to honor the 44th President, Barack Obama & recognition of the many wonderful contributions of First Lady Michelle Obama.
By Plant Chicago
Plant Chicago operates out of The Plant, a former meat packing plant in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood re-purposed into a collaborative community of food producing businesses