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Summer Flowers, Winter Lettuce: Year-Round Success

March 26, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

But farmers lack state support for pioneering local-food greenhouse ventures...


Charting our Good Food Course

March 25, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

Four steps to strengthening Michigan with more local food and farming...


Obama Stimulus Targets Fresh, Local Food

March 19, 2009 | By Diane Conners

Guidelines encourage farm-to-school programs...


Report: Farming a N.W. Michigan Heavyweight

March 12, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

New policies, investments, and marketing could make it a champ...


Leaders Planning for Food, Farming, and The Grand Vision

Blog Archive | March 10, 2009 | By Jim Dulzo

Leaders from across the Grand Traverse region gathered last month to start looking for ways to make sure that The Grand Vision—a six-county, 50-year, citizen-based growth plan—and one of the area’s top industries—farming—work well together to strengthen t...


Granholm’s Energy Plan Ruffles Coal’s Fans

March 3, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Her big ‘green jobs’ program aims to cut utility bills, fossil fuel use...


Grand Vision: Grow Towns, not Subdivisions

February 19, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Draft reflects wide preference for walkable towns, nearby work, open spaces...


Institute Backs Granholm’s Big Green Package

February 4, 2009 | By Jim Dulzo

Director says coal plant delay, push for clean energy marks new era for Michigan...


Obama Goes Green to Revive American Economy

January 27, 2009 | By Keith Schneider

His bill matches many goals of enviro-labor Alliance...


Coast to Coast, a New Food Network

January 16, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

Group forms to help farmers, retailers make local connections...


Avoiding A Coal Collision

January 2, 2009 | By Keith Schneider

Governor appears poised to end Michigan’s dual-track energy strategy...


Greening Industry Grows In Michigan

January 2, 2009 | By Keith Schneider

Aggressive recruiting starting to show results statewide...


Lansing Passes a Farm-to-School Test

December 26, 2008 | By Diane Conners

New law eases restriction on buying local products for student cafeterias...


In Ohio, Rumblings About Pet Coke

December 22, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

As Rogers City plant faces final hearing, Buckeyes warn against dirtier fuel...


Pet Coke: The New Coal?

December 22, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Across America, utilities are embracing a dirtier, cheaper fuel...


Great Lakes Water: Public or Private?

December 18, 2008 | By Brian Beauchamp

Olson warns treaty loophole could leave states, citizens defenseless...


Local Food Means Local Infrastructure

December 11, 2008 | By Patty Cantrell

Year-round Michigan produce requires new equipment, fresh thinking...


Tanner: Time to Fire Administrator Clarke

December 4, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

New commissioner eager for solutions to Benzie’s planning, zoning problems...


A Conversation with Chuck Clarke

December 4, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Benzie County’s administrator answers his critics...


Welcoming Local Food Businesses

December 2, 2008 | By Patty Cantrell

To rebuild old regional distribution systems, Michigan needs new rules...

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