Establishing Roots : Local food and intimate dining make Grafted Root a Grand Blanc favorite

Don’t blink, or you might miss The Grafted Root Eatery, on the edge of the Coach Stop shopping plaza near where South Saginaw Street meets Holly Road in Grand Blanc. Its understated exterior works for owner Michele Matthews, who likens the vibe to a speakeasy and would much prefer a secret knock to intrusive signage.

Become a Local Food Enthusiast

Did you know that your dollar is multiplied more than three times when you spend it at a local store, than by purchasing at a national chain? Plus, locally grown and produced food packs more of a nutritional punch and it travels fewer miles to your plate, making it better for you and for the […]

in Economy, Find Local Food, Get Involved, Tricia Phelps

Food Systems and Agricultural Job Opportunities in Michigan

Development Director, Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology, Bellaire Crosshatch is seeking a full time development professional with strong skills and living experience in donor development, grant writing, capital campaigns and corporate sponsorships. Crosshatch is based in the 10 county region of Northwest Lower Michigan and is seeking folks who  live in (or are willing […]

in Economy, Farmers Markets, Find Local Food, Get Involved

Say Hey to the Yooper, eh?

Excuse me if my writing feels a bit exhausted, walking fifteen miles uphill in two feet of snow, just to get wi-fi for this post has drained me. Gottcha! It’s hard not to joke, but I am happy to report that I am actually warm in my home, with indoor plumbing and all. Although, we […]

in Alex Palzewicz, Economy, Find Local Food, Get Involved

Locally Inspired Dining: Ann Arbor Restaurant Week’s New Local Focus

Restaurant Week is back in Ann Arbor, January 14 – 19, 2018.  This semi-annual event celebrates the incredible Ann Arbor dining scene and allows patrons to experience the wide range of dining options across the city. New this year, Ann Arbor Restaurant Week has partnered with Taste the Local Difference and area farmers to bring […]

in Event, Find Local Food, Kelly Wilson, Restaurant, Southeast Michigan