Golden Beet Awards

2nd Annual Golden Beet Awards and Good Food Gala

Thank you to all who attended our 2nd Annual Golden Beet Awards!

Whether you attended, brought a friend, volunteered, or won an award, your presence made the Golden Beet Awards something special. Contgradulations to this year's winners: Doriawn Rogers, Akello Karamoko, Brother Nature Produce and Binder Street Block Club.

A special thank you to our host, Rod Hardamon, author of Trying to Get There: Navigating Your Success. Rod will be speaking and holding a book signing at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on October 6 at 6pm.

Thank you to our partner, the Green Grocer Project of Detroit Economic Development Corporation, host of the Eastside Eats Innovation Tour; and to our sponsor, Whole Foods Market Detroit for sponsoring the appetizer station at our strolling dinner. 

Thursday, September 22, 6:00pm
The Loft @ 1420 Washington
Julian C. Madison Building
1420 Washington Blvd., 6th Floor
Detroit, MI 48226

The Golden Beet Awards is our annual fundraiser, and proceeds from the event will fund DFPC’s work in education, engagement, research, policy and youth programming.  The evening will include a strolling dinner, award ceremony, and live music from Detroit’s own JukeBoxx Inc. The VIP ticket also includes the Eastside Eats Innovation Tour hosted by the Green Grocer Project, free parking for the event, and a VIP reception after the tour. By purchasing a ticket for the Golden Beet Awards you will also receive a one year membership to our Friends of the Detroit Food Policy Council.   

Join us as we celebrate good food in Detroit and the people who create it. Award winners to be recognized at the event are:

In the category of individual: Akello Karamoko
In the category of business: Brother Nature Produce
In the category of nonprofit organization: Binder Street Block Club
In the category of youth: Doriawn Rogers

Tickets $50, VIP $100
Tickets on sale until Monday, September 19

Eastside Eats Innovation Tour September 22, 1-4 pm
Hosted by the Green Grocer Project
Join us for a tour of grocery stores, processors, gardens, and restaurants hosted by the Green Grocer Project. VIP ticket holders will be picked up and dropped off at the Julian C. Madison Building (pick up for the tour is at 12:45). Enjoy free parking for both events. VIP ticket holders will enjoy a reception at DFPC office between the tour and Golden Beet Awards, and early entry to the event. 

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