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Name: FAIR FOOD MATTERS
Mailing Label: Fair Food Matters
Location:
323 N Burdick St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Mailing Address:
323 N Burdick St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: 269-492-1270
FAX: 269-492-1270
Email: info@fairfoodmatters.org
Website(s): http://www.fairfoodmatters.org 
Personnel: Ashley Bishop, Board Chair; Erica Barajas, Executive Director.
Hours: Variable, please call ahead
Goal: To improve access to healthy, local food by educating, connecting, and empowering the Kalamazoo community.
Services: Growing Matters Garden, a curriculum-based garden serving 400 K-5 students of the Woodward School for Technology and Research; Can-Do Kitchen, the region's only licensed commercial kitchen/business incubator; Southwest Michigan Community Harvest Fest, a celebration of food and sustainable living; To improve access to healthy, local food by educating, connecting, and empowering the Kalamazoo community. The Douglass Farmers' Market, bringing fresh food to Kalmazoo's northside neighborhood.
Area Served: Kalamazoo County.
Eligibility: Fair Food Matters programs are designed to be accessible to everyone.
Sources of support: Individual donors; foundation grants; corporate contributions; earned income through kitchen rental fees, program fees, and produce and merchandise sales.
Subjects: FOOD  EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENTAL  GARDENS, COMMUNITY  FOOD, LOCAL  FARMERS' MARKETS  ACCESS  HEALTH  SUSTAINABILITY 
Nonprofit Status: 501c3  MI Nonprofit Corporation 
Source of Info: Email 12/2013 per Erica Barajas.