Racism operates on two important levels, the institutional and the interpersonal, rewarding even the most unassuming. It is imperative then that we address racism on these two fronts.
Our business model insists on both institutional and personal accountability. To transform our communities we need institutions to commit to racial equity as well as individuals working in their communities to challenge racism.
We are challenging health systems to purchase our product as a commitment to economic justice. Eventually, as we diversify our product line, we want our health system partners to spend at least 15% of their food budget with other Black and minority-owned businesses. The economic impact on Black communities will be transformative.
Secondarily, we are also seeking white “ambassadors” to purchase our products and distribute it in their communities. Each applesauce sale is an opportunity to have a conversation with family, friends and co-workers (enemies even), about racial equity. This is an opportunity for white folks who are interested in racial justice to hold their own communities accountable while also making a personal (albeit marginal) contribution towards resource transfer. Wealth is not the solution, however a lack of it is a problem.
Minimum Order: 3 pallets, 240 – 72/4oz case, We can fulfill any size order.
Our apple sauce is currently offered in 4 oz single serve cups at a unit cost of $1.05 (shipping and delivery included within West Michigan). Our premium unsweetened apple sauce is packed in Michigan, using mostly Michigan apples and some from the Mid-West region.
Institutions play a key role in shaping life outcomes and we believe that intentionally creating space for our future Black women entrepreneurs in your vendor pool will help grow wealth and reduce disparities.
We are seeking proactive partners willing to examine their purchasing operations and make the necessary changes to invest in building the wealth of Black women. Are there low cost, high margin, food products you currently purchase outside of apple sauce that we could supply? We would love to chat with you.
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INDIVIDUAL SALES ASSOCIATE
Minimum Order: 1 Case (36 cups)
Size Per Unit: 4 oz per unit
Cost: $150/ Case
Our suggested retail price per unit is $5. Our products come with simple conversation cards to discuss racism with your neighbors. We also provide a weekly reading list to help with conversations. We encourage you to make 3 individual sales per month— over the year you would have exhausted your supply. Please refer other friends as sales associates.
COMPLETE NEW SALES ASSOCIATES FORM
To grow wealth it is imperative to own the means of production (supply chain). We acquire the means of production we must grow a formidable capital base which will allow our company to vertically integrate production and control our supply chain. In a sense our product premium represents the gap in wealth, the amount of capital absent, and the amount of resources necessary to scale and catch up.