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A Bridge to Better Food:

December 22, 2010 | By Diane Conners

Businesses, farm markets, agencies help families buy fresh, healthy fare...

For Rural Teens, No Ride Means Missed Chances

December 15, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

Vision transit team, bus systems, educators seek new routes to student success...

Wanted: Fresh, Healthy Food for Kids

December 8, 2010 | By Diane Conners

Grand Vision group builds local economy with region’s bounty...

Wanted: Regional Wheels for Workers

November 30, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

Grand Vision sees buses that speed commutes, boost ridership...

Wanted: A Vision for Affordable Housing

November 24, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

'Cheap' rural housing can financially trap struggling families...

Onekama School Finds Recipe for Success

November 19, 2010 | By Diane Conners

Cafeteria’s local food pleases students, parents, teachers, and bean counters...

A Vision for Helping Families on the Edge

November 16, 2010 | By Jim Dulzo

Popular citizens’ plan for housing, transit, food, and energy can help entire community...

Saginaw and Flint: Shrinking Cities, Expanding Communities

November 14, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Urban gardeners, nearby farmers grow new, local food economy...

Flint: Mowing Weeds, Planting Seeds, Growing Citizens

November 5, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

A down-and-out town finds strength in its people and governments...

Calling All Clean-Energy Entrepreneurs!

October 28, 2010 | By Jim Dulzo

National feed-in tariff expert heads to Traverse City, Lansing...

Keep Politics Out of Traverse City’s Clean Energy Future

Blog Archive | October 27, 2010 | By Brian Beauchamp

“Don’t toss the baby out with the bathwater.”...

Sun Is Shining on Michigan’s Solar Industry

Blog Archive | October 22, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

The Solar Foundation, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit, reports that Michigan is now fourth in the nation for job creation in the solar industry. ...

The Big U.P. Deal

Blog Archive | October 11, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

The Nature Conservancy and the State of Michigan said this week that new conservation easements and acquisitions would protect 271,000 acres of wilderness and natural area, including the Fox and Big Two-Hearted Rivers....

PIE&G Candidate: Questions on Coal Costs

October 8, 2010 | By Jim Dulzo

Vermilya warns that Rogers City plant would harm N.E. Michigan residents...

Utilities, State Plug Fast Car-Charger Incentives

Blog Archive | October 5, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

But if you’re driving one of those new, very cool electric vehicles, GM’s Volt, or Nissan’s Leaf, which will start rolling off assembly lines later this year, where will you “fill up” with electricity instead of gas?...

Food Charter: Growing Success for Small Farms

September 30, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

25-step plan points way to more jobs, better health, stronger state economy...

At Wolverine, Big Bucks Continue to Roll

September 27, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

As co-op appeals coal-plant denial, new questions about retirement and board pay...

Rogers City, Holland Coal Plant Denials Spark Lawsuits

September 15, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

Constitutional, ‘Home Rule’ challenges raise economic, political questions...

Land Protection, Good Food Charter Would Help State Economy

September 13, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Elections a chance to push Lansing on farm policy improvements...

Time to Push Candidates on Local Food

September 7, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Budding statewide movement deserves attention from lawmakers...

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