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Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

Clayton, GA (2016)

A Food Bank expanded its reach into the Georgia mountain region by opening a distribution warehouse and food processing center in Rabun County.

COMMUNITY IMPACT
  • 35 FTE jobs
  • 237 construction jobs
  • Increased service to low-income/low-food populations
FINANCING SOURCES
  • NMTC amount: $7,500,000
  • Total Project Costs: $8,146,622
  • CDE:
PROJECT LOCATION

46 Plaza Way

Clayton, GA 30525

Project Description

The Food Bank expanded its reach into the Georgia mountain region by opening a distribution warehouse and food processing center in Rabun County. The food hub was completed in 2017 and includes a production facility, flash freezing capabilities, teaching kitchen and food distribution center. The project created 35 full-time quality jobs and serves as a small business incubator for farmers by providing local food businesses with the space and equipment needed to produce marketable products… spurring economic development and combating hunger for the low-income and needy in the region.

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