Tag Archives: Kalamazoo

Free Clinics Provide Priceless Care for Michigan’s Underinsured

Although Obamacare is helping millions of Americans get health insurance coverage, the need for free and low-cost health care clinics still exists for those who find themselves underinsured, as well as Michiganders who are still without any coverage. For example,…

Healthy Community

Want fresh fruits and veggies? Grow them yourself!

Dirty fresh food can hinder your quest to eat healthier and it seems like contamination outbreaks are happening more often, but now that the weather is breaking in Michigan, this is the perfect time to start growing your own food! The…

Food

People’s Food Co-Op and Can-Do Kitchen of Kalamazoo

At the final stop on our Kalamazoo farm and foodie tour, we visited the People’s Food Co-Op of Kalamazoo and the Fair Food Matters Can-Do Kitchen. Both of these businesses have, in their heart, a goal of providing healthy, sustainable…

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Food Dance pushes farm to table to the next level

One of the most popular and top rated restaurants in Kalamazoo, Food Dance, was gracious enough to host a farm and foodie tour recently to introduce successful Kalamazoo area businesses and the farm to table movement to a group of…

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The Grainery, fresh milled oats

Oats are a naturally healthy grain suitable for meals or snacks. In Kalamazoo, one man is working hard to bring the community the healthiest, least processed oats available. The Grainery works towards five different values in the product it delivers:…

Water Street Coffee Joint roasts Kalamazoo

Before August, I knew there were some good things happening in Kalamazoo’s foodie scene but little did I realize just how much was happening. Then I had the pleasure of participating in a two-day farm and foodie tour of the…

 

MI Big Green Gym: Kalamazoo River Valley Trails

Last weekend, the Kalamazoo River Valley Trails played host to a new trail opening, celebrating the new connection between Mayors’ Riverfront Park and Comstock. Throughout the celebration, there were activities like face painting and music along the way. Individuals were…

Fitness

2013 Restaurant Weeks in Michigan

There’s something special about a night out at an expensive restaurant.  The way the food is put perfectly on your plate to make it look as delicious as possible or the attentiveness of the waitstaff to every detail of your…

Positive Michigan

Salmon and sushi rice cakes from Food Dance

If you find yourself in Kalamazoo, I highly suggest experiencing Food Dance.  Food Dance is a true Michigan culinary experience with wonderful cuisine, drinks, atmosphere and a marketplace full of Michigan products! As owner, Julie Stanley, reiterates: “…it’s important to…

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