Artesian Farms is a urban hydroponic farm that grows vegetables, fruit and herbs year round in Detroit.The business transforms vacant warehouse space into environmentally controlled growing operation. Chronically unemployed residents of the Brightmoor neighborhood of Detroit are employed at living wage making $25,000 per year.
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Detroit Sewn™ was born to fill a hole in Southeastern Michigan's fashion industry - a lack of full-service cut and sew manufacturing. The company is owned by the founder and president of Detroit Garment Group, Karen Buscemi, who understands what it takes to build a strong fashion industry in Michigan. takes to build a strong fashion industry in Michigan.
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Rebel Nell was started with the sole purpose of employing, educating and empowering disadvantaged women in Detroit. We make jewelry from unique local materials, while providing a transitional opportunity for women in Detroit. Our goal is to help these women move from a life of dependence to one of self-reliance, overcoming barriers to employment through the fruits of their own labor.
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Pingree Detroit is worker-owned, social impact company founded in 2015 to create resiliency and living wage work for veterans and Detroiters and to create sustainable products that maximize well-being. Our team of Detroit makers handcraft bags, accessories and footwear, using high-quality leather reclaimed from the Detroit auto industry.
Each piece has character and purpose. Just like the people who make it. Right here, in Detroit
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