Small Batch Detroit is a social enterprise subsidiary featuring products designed and crafted by Detroit Food Academy high school students. In addition to bringing tasty healthy products into the world, Small Batch serves to:
- Offer real-world employment and career opportunities for DFA graduates. $0.30 of every dollar spent directly employs a young Detroiter at a minimum of $12.50 per hour.
- Form an essential component of a multi-pronged food-rooted pipeline for young Detroiters to actualize as healthy, connected, and powerful leaders.
- Provide a sustainable and diversified funding stream that ensures DFA’s lasting presence and impact on the lives of young Detroiters.
- Raise awareness for DFA’s work and mission, both throughout Michigan and across the country.
Our inaugural product, Mitten Bites, are all-natural snack bars packed with nutrition and flavor. There are no additives or preservatives, just 7 carefully curated wholesome ingredients to make one perfectly satisfying snack. They come in six delicious flavors and can be found at Whole Foods Market, the Detroit Metro Airport, and a growing list local grocery stores and cafes. For information on flavors, retail locations, and other amazing Detroit products, check out our online shop!