Since its founding 15 years ago,
Avalon International Breads has become one of the most important destinations
in the Detroit foodie landscape, an oasis of yeasty and sweet aromas rising
from a side-street storefront in Detroit’s Cass Corridor.
But from the very beginning,
Avalon has always been about more than just bread. The company measures its
success with a triple bottom line – “Earth,...
Richard Jackson, a scholar whose work has reached a wider audience through his role as author, host and narrator of the Public Broadcasting Service series Designing Healthy Communities, will be the featured speaker at the
Ecology Center’s annual fall event October 4.
of the country’s most influential scholars on environmental health and its role
in the design of sustainable...
Long-time Ecology Center supporter John Lloyd has found a way to make it easier for him to ask friends to pledge to make contributions to the Ecology Center in connection with the organization's EcoRide.
One of the traditions of the ride is to award a new bicycle to the rider who raises the most money, and another one of the ride's traditions is that Lloyd is usually the most successful at...
The Ecology Center has launched an effort to mobilize supporters and encourage adoption of the proposal to increase Michigan's renewable energy standard (RES) to
25 percent by 2025. The initiative received approval from the Michigan board of canvassers earlier this month
to be placed on the Nov. 6 ballot.
That approval of ballot initiative comes right on the heels of a