Detroit Kitchen Terminal Supports Food Workers in Detroit

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR When the pandemic caused restaurants to close their doors, thousands of food workers were suddenly out of work. Desiré Vincent Levy, co-founder of Detroit Kitchen Terminal, saw the dire circumstances hospitality workers faced and acted quickly. Pivoting from the organization’s training and development focus, she began..

Deeply Rooted Produce Works to Transform Detroit’s Food System with Hyperlocal Produce Delivery

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR Dazmonique Carr is on a mission to transform Detroit’s food system, making locally grown produce more accessible for residents. Carr is the owner of Deeply Rooted Produce, a mobile grocery store that facilitates distribution of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Sourcing produce from local growers and..

Family-Run Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill Thriving After 75 Years, Despite Challenges

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill has been an entertainment destination for decades. In recent years, they have managed to not only survive, but also thrive, by adding new products like hard cider and subscription boxes. The family business based in Armada, Michigan, has been in operation for..

Starting a Successful Food Business Isn’t Easy, But Detroit Kitchen Connect Is Here To Help

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR Courtesy of Laura Romito Starting a restaurant or food business is one of the most challenging paths an entrepreneur can take. A lot of people are excellent cooks, but few succeed in turning that love of cooking into a thriving business. That’s where Chef Laura Romito and..

Extend Your Growing Season With a Hoop House

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR Courtesy of Tomm Becker Spring is officially here in Michigan, and that means home gardeners are doing what they can to ensure a bountiful harvest this summer and fall.  But, there is one addition to the backyard garden operation that can extend the growing season into..

Mark Kurlyandchik Honors Detroit Food Fighters in His Last Piece for the Detroit Free Press

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR Detroit Free Press Mark Kurylandchik has spent the last five years as a food writer and critic for the Detroit Free Press.  For each of those years, the Free Press awarded a Restaurant of the Year. That was until COVID-19 turned the restaurant industry in Metro..

Online Ordering is Key Ingredient in Good Cakes and Bakes’ Resilience During Pandemic

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR Good Cakes and Bakes on the Avenue of Fashion is a must-visit bakery for Detroiters. After the bakery’s establishment in 2013, the business owned by April Anderson and Michelle Anderson quickly become a Detroit staple.  The bakery’s delectable offerings have led to a handful of high-profile appearances,..

There’s a Wine for Everyone in Chris Hunter’s World

Subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts: Apple Podcast — Spotify — Google Play — Stitcher — TuneIn — NPR Most people don’t have refined pallets for wine ... yet. That’s where Chris Hunter of Vino Volo at Detroit Metro Airport comes in.  Hunter was introduced to wine at an early age by his father, who was also in the wine business. After years of training,..