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Local Wellness Spotlight

Lettuce Grow Together

by Jessica Malen

At Asset Health, wellbeing is more than a job, it’s a way of life. So this past spring and summer we started a garden at our Troy office, not only to add some beauty to our grounds, but to offer… Continue Reading →

The Farm-to-Table Lifestyle Is Thriving at The Root Restaurant & Bar

by Jessica Malen

“We like to say around here that ‘delicious is the only rule,’” said Nick Rodgers, executive chef at The Root Restaurant & Bar. “As long as it’s delicious, it’s allowed.” It was 12:30 p.m. and he was seated at the… Continue Reading →

Fresh Cut Detroit Is Encouraging Detroit to Bloom

by Jessica Malen

 “We can offer a different type of romance, a unique product based on solely local flowers.” – Sarah Pappas, owner of Fresh Cut Detroit. In the heart of Detroit, a not-so-secret garden sprouts sustainably grown seasonal flora to provide the… Continue Reading →

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Is Helping Detroit Grow

by Jessica Malen

When you think of a city – an urban jungle filled with concrete, traffic and all walks of life – chances are farming isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is positioning itself… Continue Reading →

Healthy Traditions Network: Connecting Local Farms to the Community

by Jessica Malen

If you’re searching to learn more about the farm-to-table lifestyle (learning where your food is coming from), the Healthy Traditions Network might be the right resource for you. The Healthy Traditions Network is a nonprofit organization that connects individuals and… Continue Reading →

Green Garage Detroit: Pioneering a Sustainable Future for Business

by Jessica Malen

At 4444 Second Avenue, nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of Cass Corridor, is Green Garage Detroit. Erected in 1920, the building itself has a colorful history as a former home to Model T’s and shoe repairs alike. Today, the… Continue Reading →

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