Samantha Allbritton says she’s loved farmers’ markets as long as she can remember. “I enjoy everything about them from the open-air settings to the friendly vendors beaming with pride over their bounty,” she says. “The experience is always positive and now more than ever is a great time to support local farms.”
Offering healthier food options for patients, employees, visitors
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.
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.
Rider finds way to make it easier to solicit pledges
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 generating pledges.