FRESH was created in 2009 to provide nutritious, affordable, fresh food options in underserved communities with zoning and financial incentives to eligible grocery store operators and developers. Since launching, a total of 20 FRESH projects have been approved with supermarkets estimated to create over 940 new jobs.
The Taste of NYC: Fancy Food Fellowship promotes local entrepreneurship and manufacturing growth in NYC’s immigrant communities by increasing access to new markets, networks and resources. Immigrant-owned or founded businesses are encouraged to apply!
Hot Bread Kitchen (HBK) Incubates is Hot Bread Kitchen's culinary incubator and business development program that is catalyzing the growth of startup food businesses. HBK Incubates members are growing their businesses and thriving in the kitchen! Let's see what they're cooking.
NYCEDC and Community Solutions today announced the grand opening of Mother Gaston Boulevard Pops! (MGB Pops!), a pop-up marketplace in Brownsville, Brooklyn featuring food and retail from local entrepreneurs.
NYCEDC and ShopRite today announced the grand opening of ShopRite of Gateway Center in East New York, which will create more than 350 full and part-time jobs in the area and bring fresh produce to an underserved neighborhood.