Episode 1: Michigan Fresh


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How fresh can your food get? We’ll see how people are changing the way we think about food in Michigan. If you don’t feel like gardening yourself, this episode explores ways to buy food locally and what to cook with it when you get home.

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introductionIntroduction by Kate Nault at the Lansing City Market

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earthworks urban farmEarthworks Urban Farm, Detroit

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Visit Capuchin Soup Kitchen and Earthworks Urban Farm to see urban gardening in action and find out why people are getting involved.

20 hoops in 20 days20 Hoops in 20 Days, Ann Arbor

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Watch construction of a hoop house – an affordable greenhouse – with Avalon Housing. Stop by Selma Café for a fresh food event that happens weekly.

allen neighborhood centerAllen Neighborhood Center Food Systems, Lansing

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Experience Allen Neighborhood Center‘s food programs, including the Hunter Park GardenHouse, Bread Basket and Allen Street Farmers Market.

411The 411 with guest Kirk Goldsberry, Lansing

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A discussion of food deserts and using maps to understand them, featuring Kirk Goldsberry from MSU Dept. of Geography and host Tiffany Lemieux-McKissic.

cooking with katieCooking with Katie, Lansing

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How to make kale chips, Featuring Katie Fritz, Allen Street Farmers Market and host Olivia Courant

conclusionConclusion by Kate Nault

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Episode ending, credits and outtakes.

bonusBonus: Start Your Own Food Business

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This 2011 video recording teaches you how to start your own food business under the Michigan Cottage Food Law.

Updated on September 30, 2014.