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Will Branch and Zachary Klein in their new production facility in Eastern Market

Corridor Sausage's product is so good you'll want to know how it's made

For our fourth article about businesses working to increase access to affordable, healthy food, we profiled Corridor Sausage, an artisan sausage producer based in Eastern Market that ethically sources its ingredients. 

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Autonomous vehicles will impact the environment in metro Detroit. But how?

As the Detroit region leads the charge in electric, connected, and autonomous vehicle innovation, environmental stakeholders are asking questions about how a radically new way of moving people, goods, and services will impact the environment.

Cyclist on Grand Blvd.

Motorless in the Motor City: What I learned from six months in Detroit without a car

After back-to-back accidents left Matthew Piper and his husband without their two cars, they decided to take a radical step in Detroit: go car-free. Here's what they learned during those six months. 

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Detroit solar shines: How local solar organizations are linking sustainable energy and community

While there's been several notable solar energy projects by major companies, some smaller organizations have been partnering together to take the application of the renewable resource in new directions.

A member of Stitching Up Detroit inks a shirt at the screen printing facility at Grace in Action

Cooperation is key: Why there should be more support for co-op businesses in Detroit

In an economy where temp jobs are increasingly common, a cooperative business model can be an attractive alternative. While it has yet to take off in Detroit, there are a number of organizations trying to encourage the model's growth.
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