Local Government Resolution of Support for Baltimore Food Enterprise Center

Jurisdiction Name: Baltimore
State/Province: MD
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 620,961
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: resolution
Year: 2014
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: agriculture, buy local, commercial kitchen, community, economic development, education, farm, farmer, food aggregation, food hub, local, local food economy, public private partnership, urban, urban agriculture, urban farming
Adopting Government Department(s):

Baltimore City Council, Baltimore Board of Estimates

Lead Implementing Entity(s): American Communities Trust, Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition, East Baltimore Development Inc, TRF Development Partners, and Cross Street Partners
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: $500,000
Funding Sources: State of Maryland's Department of Housing and Community Development's Neighborhood BusinessWorks Program
Policy Outcome(s):

Approved and authorized execution of a Local Government Resolution in support of the Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition (HEBCAC), Inc.’s application to the State of Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development’s Neighborhood BusinessWorks Program. The Baltimore Food Enterprise Center (office and training space for food entrepreneurs and start-up businesses, in addition to a commercial kitchen incubator for entrepreneurs in the culinary and hospitality industries), a component of the Baltimore Food Hub, a planned campus of facilities, services, and programs focused on enhancing Baltimore’s local food economy will be supported.

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