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Here's what success in building local food systems looks like
Monday, March 20, 2017
From education to certification, programs in the Upper Peninsula are helping farmers and buyers connect. Some of their work will soon be helping farmers in the Lower Peninsula, too.
Video: Joe Spencer of Louisiana Creole Gumbo at Startup Story Night
New Economy Initiative
Monday, March 13, 2017
On Thursday, January 19 five metro Detroit entrepreneurs performed stories about challenges they have overcome to grow their businesses. Watch Joe Spencer of Louisiana Creole Gumbo tell his.
Where seller and buyer meet: Summit extends the reach of made-in-Michigan foods
Monday, February 27, 2017
Demand for food grown locally continues to rise. At the upcoming Pure Michigan Agribusiness Summit buyers and sellers come together to meet that demand.
Q&A: Winona Bynum of the Detroit Food Policy Council on upcoming conference, equity in food
Monday, February 27, 2017
Detroit Food 2017: Come Together takes place March 9 and 10 and will feature speakers and panels discussing how the food economy relates to issues of equity, health, policy, and more.
Detroit and Ann Arbor work together to spread all-local grocery model
Saturday, February 25, 2017
A grocery store selling exclusively local products in Ann Arbor is only two years old, but it's already directly inspired a similar business in Corktown.
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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
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
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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