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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 bigger dig: How GM saved millions by reusing stormwater in Detroit-Hamtramck
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is recycling its own stormwater at an annual savings of over $2 million with green infrastructure.
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.
Rain gardens to the rescue: How Detroiters are working together to protect water infrastructure
Monday, October 17, 2016
Detroiters must deal with a new drainage fee to help pay for water infrastructure. Fortunately, an innovative program will help residents reduce those fees, while also soaking up water on their land and helping their neighbors.
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Local audio equipment maker to ship products around the world
Traveling retail event with focus on socially-conscious businesses comes to Eastern Market
Two alley festivals to take place this Saturday in Midtown
70 units in 30 days: Forest Arms redevelopment fills up fast in Midtown
Corktown Farmers' Market returns this week
Outdoor Education Center transforms vacant land in Osborn neighborhood
Two new placemaking projects launched on city's east and west sides
New hotel in Midtown offers sustainable stays and intimate access to the city
Nonprofit landscape architecture group to debut market garden in Penrose neighborhood this spring
February development news round-up: Breweries, apartments, vacant lots, and more
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Vacant land in Detroit could help reduce airborne allergens
Weigh in on the idea you like best to replace downtown's I-375
Source: Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
Local professor: To stop blight, first stop suburban sprawl
Source: Detroit Free Press
Celebrate National Bike Month with Tour de Troit
Source: Tour de Troit
The Design Observer explores the urban ecology of Detroit and other cities
Source: Design Observer
Another green alley coming to Midtown
Source: Curbed Detroit
New Packard owner joins Freep Film Fest panel
Source: Detroit Curbed
Site of former Kettering High to become 27-acre farm
Source: Curbed Detroit
New America Media: Immigrants key to Detroit revival
Source: New America Media
Very Zen: Raw food rules at Hamtown's Buddhist center
Source: Detroit News
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