Online Grocery Store Delivers Michigan-Grown Foods

In this episode of Essential Cooking, Drew Patrick of Michigan Fields joins Ann Delisi and Chef James Rigato to talk about launching an online grocery store during the pandemic. Plus, learn how to cook beef liver like a pro.

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The founders of Michigan Fields had a desire to connect the community to local foods and knew residents of southeast Michigan had an appetite for Michigan products.

To fill that need, Drew Patrick started Michigan Fields, an online grocery store specializing in Michigan-grown foods. After the pandemic hit, the company adjusted quickly to fill demand and get local groceries on porches throughout the region.

In this episode: 
  • Drew Patrick on starting an online grocery store during the pandemic.
  • Filling the need for home deliveries of Michigan-made foods.
  • Chef James Rigato on cooking beef liver, and why you should try it.

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  • David Leins
    David Leins is a Podcast Coordinator and Producer at WDET. He also oversees the StoryMakers program. When he isn't making radio and podcasts, David is probably on a hike somewhere marveling at the trees.