Detroit People’s Food Co-op Holds Grand Opening

By Fighting Words Staff

On Saturday, May 18, 2024, the long-awaited Detroit People’s Food Co-op held its grand opening.

The building located at 8324 Woodward Avenue at East Euclid has been open for business since May 1.

Hundreds attended the Grand Opening celebrations where the street was blocked off on East Euclid between Woodward and John R.

Over a dozen vendors were on hand selling everything from artwork, clothing and food.

The DPFC already has over 3,600 members.

According to the website of the Co-op: “The Detroit People’s Food Co-Op is a Black-led and community-owned grocery cooperative. The co-op’s purpose is to provide improved access to healthy food and food education to Detroit residents. Meeting the needs of the community is achieved through the democratic control of the co-op by its members/owners.”

Everyone is welcome to shop at the store and to become members of the co-op.

To learn more about the DPFC go to its website at:

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