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Inkster Native has coffee in Meijers Rivertown Market

 

October 7, 2021

Gina Allen, CEO of Birlon Harvest, shows her mother, Ms. Jessie Shelby ,her coffee on the shelf at the new Meijer's Riverplace Market in Detroit.

Sometimes, the statement, 'listen to your grandmother' is all you need to get the ball rolling. That is how Birlon Harvest got it's start. Gina Allen loved her grandmother, Ola Ree Williams, better known as Mudear, and trusted her opinion. When Gina wanted some advice as to what product she could sell to help support her program and the people in her community of Inkster she turned to her grandmother. Her grandmother said, 'Well baby everyone likes coffee.' The seed was planted and then the work began.

Since there are so many flavors of coffee on the market, Gina knew that she had to...



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