Grant to fund food program for Detroit students
State, Detroit Schools officials to announce healthy summer food program for students
A federal grant will help bring healthy food to 16,000 low-income Detroit Public Schools students during the summer.
State Education and Detroit Schools officials will announce the program Tuesday morning at Spain Elementary north of downtown.
The program is expected to bring more than $2.1 million to participating Detroit area grocery stores.
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Whole Foods sets June opening date for Detroit store
Whole Foods plans to open its new store in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood this spring.
The Austin, Texas-based natural grocery store chain announced Friday it plans to open the 21,650-square-foot supermarket on June 5 with about 75 employees.
Whole Foods Market Inc. says details about job openings will be posted online April 2.
Whole Foods will help fill a grocery void in the area. Detroiters have long complained about not having enough places to buy fresh fruit, vegetables and produce.
A groundbreaking for the store was held last year.
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