Flint Eats hosting launch party for app that connects residents with healthy food

FLINT, MI – A mobile app designed to connect Flint residents with healthy food by using map interface and information sharing will host a launch party this weekend.

The launch party takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Ophelia Bonner Park, 5300 North St., in Flint.

Flint Eats will enable residents to share and discover information about local food for purchase at retailers, share quality and cost of food at local food retailers and share food preparation and nutrition tips, according to the Flint Eats news release.

The event also marks the re-grand opening

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Church’s community garden is a resource of local, healthy food for residents

First Missionary Baptist Church’s garden is located near the church at the corner of West Jefferson Street and North Maple Street.

First Missionary Baptist Church in Stuttgart has established a community garden at the corner of West Jefferson Street and North Maple Street. Pastor Cedric Hawkins said the church first started the garden to benefit Stuttgart residents.

“The garden is something that the church got together and had some discussions about in terms of how we could make a positive impact on our community and the people we serve,” Hawkins said. “We have several members who really are passionate about

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