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Better than Bunnies for Easter

March 24, 2015
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Better than Bunnies for Easter

Live animals don’t belong in Easter baskets.  As adorable as baby bunnies, chicks, and ducks may be, they aren’t great gifts.  They require an intense level of care and have life expectancies of up to around 20 years.  Every year, in the months following Easter, thousands of bunnies, chicks, and ducks either die from...

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Can Shopping Local Save Detroit?

February 20, 2015
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Can Shopping Local Save Detroit?

This is a re-working of yesterday’s post.  I apologize for the redundancy.       If there is one thing in abundance in Detroit, it’s saviors.  From financiers to philanthropists to entrepreneurs, we have as many saviors as we do vacant lots.  As a...

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How Detroit Does Sundays

February 18, 2015
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How Detroit Does Sundays

Who knew supporting Detroit’s economy could be this easy and this fun?  Visiting Eastern Market’s Sunday Street Market provides more than just entertainment and great shopping, it provides economic opportunities and bolsters our communities. The economic benefits of shopping locally cannot be over stated. ...

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Perfect Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

January 22, 2015
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Perfect Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

I grew up eating, and loving, Hamburger Helper Stroganoff.  Both my desire for nutritious food and for ethically produced food have long since separated me from this childhood favorite.  Last week, I finally created a vegan mushroom stroganoff that completely fills that comfort food sized...

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Looking Back on 2014

December 22, 2014
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Looking Back on 2014

It has been a very busy year!  I had the honor of working for the largest historic public market in the US.  The food justice work being done here is amazing, and I was lucky enough to be chosen to design a new market...

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