University of Michigan Gateway Ford School

Panel Presentation: The Role of Urban Food Retail in Detroit’s Economic Development and Revitalization

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Free and open to the public.

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Betty Ford Auditorium, 1110 Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
735 South State Street, Ann Arbor

Sponsored by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)
Co-Sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

For more information call (734) 647-4091

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This panel discussion will present a number of different approaches to urban food retail in the city of Detroit, including: a program that touches on the conventional grocery industry; a program to develop grocery sector entrepreneurs; a new model for community grocery stores; and alternative formats/vehicles for urban residents to get fresh food.


Larissa Larsen, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, the University of Michigan.



See the Powerpoint Slides

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