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Thinking like a boss: Detroit programs empower youth through entrepreneurship
Monday, December 12, 2016
Entrepreneurship programs across the city engage youth in hands-on, place-based entrepreneurial training, equipping them to both launch their own businesses and use entrepreneurial thinking to solve problems.
Diversity of people and perspectives on display at the Michigan Good Food Summit
Monday, December 05, 2016
epidemiologist and a rock star walk into a summit about good food throughout Michigan. It's no joke. People from across Michigan are coming together to make sure people in the state have access to food
, healthy, green, and fair.
A fermenting culture: Detroit food businesses harness the science (and flavor) of fermentation
Sarah Rose Sharp
Monday, November 28, 2016
Fermentation is an ancient form of preservation that's being popularized for its unique flavor and health properties. Many food businesses in Detroit are likewise finding new uses for this old technique.
Detroit's urban farms embrace green infrastructure for sustainable water use
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Detroit's urban farms are using green infrastructure to reduce their water costs. Along the way, they're helping to improve the city's stormwater system.
Food hubs are the future of Michigan's food economy
Monday, November 14, 2016
They help bring together farmers and consumers, make it easier to eat healthy food, in addition to a host of other benefits.
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Brightmoor's Artesian Farms and the power of impact investing
Council of Michigan Foundations
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
In just 36 square feet of growing space, Detroit's Artesian Farms can grow as much produce as a 3700-square-foot conventional farm or garden. The owners credit a low-interest loan from the Max & Marjorie M. Fisher Foundation for their success.
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Crowdfunding campaign seeks to transform vacant Brightmoor land
Local placemaking group Resurge Detroit has launched a crowdfunding campaign to transform vacant land in the Brightmoor neighborhood into a community center and grow house.
New beverage director to accompany Rock City Eatery's move to Midtown
Corktown Farmers' Market returns this week
Fast casual Thai food restaurant chain to open second Detroit location in Capitol Park
April development news round-up: Retail, restaurants, and office space
Nonprofit landscape architecture group to debut market garden in Penrose neighborhood this spring
January development news round-up
House of Pure Vin opens downtown with focus on Michigan wines
It's official: The Whisky Parlor transitions from soft opening into permanent downtown whisky bar
Corktown to get a new exhibition space this month, downtown a wine bar and restaurant
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North End urban farm makes jams to benefit neighborhood
Oakland Avenue Urban Farm
in Detroit's North End has always strove to tie their work back to the neighborhood and its history. The same is true for the farm's latest venture, "Afro-Jam."
Future Grandmont-Rosedale food hall could be huge boon for neighborhood
Source: Next City
Michigan leads Midwest in hop production, craft beer industry
Source: Chicago Tribune
Detroit Ento to host five-course dinner featuring edible insects
Source: Eating Insects Detroit
Did someone just write the first honest review of Detroit's food scene?
18th annual tour of Detroit gardens and farms to showcase city as capital of urban ag
Source: Keep Growing Detroit
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Why stop now? Joe Spencer has big plans for Louisiana Creole Gumbo
When sales were down at Louisiana Creole Gumbo a couple years ago, owner Joe Spencer turned to Detroit's small business support system for help. Today, he's opening a second location among other ambitious plans.
Detroiter invents cooker that makes diabetic-friendly rice
Corridor Sausage conquers Midwest markets one weenie at a time
Bon Bon Bon grows into own storefront in downtown Hamtramck
Bundled finds success making gift baskets from Michiganís best products
Bareo's mobile inventory app targets small food businesses
Pasta startup Banza wins big prize at this yearís Accelerate Michigan
Detroit dried milk manufacturer sees serious growth after expansion
Artesian Farms' produce production ramps up as temps drop
Afterhouse turns blighted buildings into urban agriculture hot spots
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