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Michele’s Granola x Whole Foods' Whole Cities Foundation

Michele’s Granola x Whole Foods' Whole Cities Foundation

Here at Michele’s Granola, we believe everyone deserves good food, and equitable access to good food is at the heart of every healthy community. We bake each batch with the purpose of creating a more just food system and 1% if every sale of Michele’s Granola is donated to this important cause. As we expand distribution of our granola and muesli across the country, we are committed to broadening the impact of our Give One for Good Food 1% program beyond the Baltimore region via an exciting new partnership with Whole Foods Market’s Whole Cities Foundation.   The Whole Cities Foundation is a non-profit working...

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PRESS RELEASE: Whole Cities Foundation and Michele's Granola Kick Off Small Business Challenge to Advance Community Health

PRESS RELEASE: Whole Cities Foundation and Michele's Granola Kick Off Small Business Challenge to Advance Community Health

AUSTIN, Texas, September 30, 2021 - Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, has partnered with Michele’s Granola and launched Michele’s Granola Small Business Challenge to help build thriving local food systems. Each $8,000 Michele’s Granola Small Business Challenge pledge will fund a Whole Cities Foundation Community First Grant. The grant program supports community-led nonprofits focused on long-term fresh, healthy food access and nutrition education to create more equitable and sustainable local food systems. Michele’s Granola kicked off its Small Business Challenge by sponsoring an $8,000 grant and inviting 10 additional like-minded businesses...

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Our Partnership with Common Good City Farm

Our Partnership with Common Good City Farm

Since starting Michele's Granola at a farmers market, I became simultaneously aware of the tremendous health benefits of eating fresh food, as well as the socioeconomic disparities that prevent equitable access to fresh food. Fresh locally produced food is higher in nutritional content, less likely to contain harmful additives, and tastes better! It is also more expensive and harder to find in lower-income areas and particularly food deserts, which lack convenient access to an adequate fresh food supply. With the unwavering belief that everyone deserves good food, our Give One for Good Food charitable giving program was established to acknowledge...

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Our Partnership with Soul Fire Farm

Our Partnership with Soul Fire Farm

At Michele’s Granola, we believe that Black Lives Matters. And in summer 2020 as people rallied behind the BLM movement, we knew that not only did we want to, we had to, join in and support Black farms that were supporting and celebrating BIPOC ways of life. Through our Give One for Good Food program, we are committed to donating 1% of sales to improve access to nutritious and equitable food systems. This past summer, we could not think of a better organization to support than Soul Fire Farm. Cheryl Whilby, Communications Director, humbly acknowledged, “Without the generous support of...

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