After Their Houston Neighborhood Became A Food Desert, These Black Farmers Opened A Grocery Store

Committed to choosing a location that was off of a main road and Metro accessible, it took Lawrence-Walls and Peaches over a year to bring their vision to life. In addition to the location, the business owners were able to get things rolling, thanks to savings from Black Farmer’s Box, $27,000 from a community fundraiser, and a $50,000 grant from HGTV “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, which went toward renovations, the outlet details.

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