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Our Story

 

  Once upon a time the Hope District bustled with work that created wealth, dignity, and optimism. Residents and workers were warned that these economic boom times were threatened by global competition and complacency but they did not take heed. Because of that, things began to decline. Consequently, residents and workers lost wealth, dignity, and optimism. Until one day our community came together and created Detroit  Friends Potato Chips food product as a way to add new purpose to vacant lots inside of the Hope District which in turn created opportunities for new employment that has created wealth, work, and helped to regain our dignity.

 Some of the potatoes for these were born on a vacant lot in Detroit's Hope District. They were nursed is our soup

kitchen for mentally and physically challenged. They are made by community activists in an effort  to bring work,hope and dignity to our vulnerable community. Some proceeds go to maintain the soup Kitchen and to create other financially sustainable grassroots projects.

Michael Wimberley

Model D

 

"It's thick and filling and feels closer to "real food" than the thin pieces of fried air you get at the gas station or party store.

 

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What people are saying about Detroit Friends Potato Chips

Food Lab

 

 “We messed up a lot of potato before we figured out how to make a chip,” Michael said with a laugh. “We worked really hard to make sure our chips were organic.

 

 

 

 

MSU

 

Designs on Detroit Potato Chips. Detroit Friends Potato Chips is working to improve there brand and has sought out the Michigan State University.

 

Metro Times

 

The chips aren't like any other chips you'll pick up in the store. They're noticeably wholesome, and they taste homemade. They're fried and spiced by hand. They taste like something you made in your own kitchen.

 

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LOCATIONS

8 Degrees Plato Beer Company (Detroit)
3409 Cass Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201

8 Degrees Plato Beer Company (Ferndale)
611 West 9 Mile Road
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Allante Cafe
300 East Big Beaver
Troy, Michigan 48083

Avalon Bakehouse Outlet
4731 Bellevue Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Avalon Cafe & Bakery
1049 Woodward
Detroit, Michigan 48226

Avalon Cafe & Biscuit Bar
2998 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Avalon International Breads
422 West Willis
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Brewery Becker
500 West Main Street
Brighton, Michigan 48116

Commons, The
7900 Mack Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48214

Courtyard by Marriott (Detroit Downtown)
333 East Jefferson
Detroit, Michigan 48226

Dan & Vi's Pizza
5951 Chene Street
Detroit, Michigan 48211

DeVries & Co (Eastern Market)
2468 Market Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

DTE Energy Downtown Headquaters
Cafetria and Convenice Stores

Eastern Market Brewing Company
2515 Riopelle
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Fresh101 Superfood Café
4240 Cass Avenue #100
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Good Cakes and Bakes
19363 Livernois Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48221

Inn on Ferry Street, The
84 East Ferry Street
Detroit, Michigan 48202

McPherson Local
105 North Ann Arbor Street
Saline, Michigan 48176

Mudgie's Deli
1300 Porter
Detroit, Michigan 48226

Rasta Hakeem African Imports
11700 Woodward Avenue
Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Rocky's Historic Eastern Market
2489 Russell Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Russell Pharmacy
3011 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Siren Hotel, The
1509 Broadway Street
Detroit, Michigan 48226

Source Booksellers
4240 Cass Avenue #105
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Spice Lab, The
3181 West McNab Road
Pompano Beach, Florida 33069

TechTown
440 Burroughs Street
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Walnut & Park Cafe
322 West Walnut Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

Whole Foods Market (Ann Arbor)
3535 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Whole Foods Market (Avalon)
2990 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Whole Foods Market (Birmingham)
2100 East Maple Road
Birmingham, Michigan 48009

Whole Foods Market (Cranbrook)
990 West Eisenhower Parkway
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Whole Foods Market (Midtown)
115 Mack Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Whole Foods Market (Rochester Hills)
2918 Walton Boulevard
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309

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Friends of Detroit & Tri-County

8230 E Forest

Detroit, MI 48214

CONTACT US

em: crunch@detroitchips.com

ph: 313-924-0085