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Ten Planning Lessons from Detroit’s Eastern Market


Anyone fortunate enough to visit engaging Detroit’s Eastern Market knows exactly what I am talking about in this post. Enjoy the list below! Great third places like Detroit’s Eastern Market can and will survive and thrive through both good and … Continue reading

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Cultivating a “GRand” farmers’ market


This past Saturday, I had the privilege of patronizing one of the finest farmers’ markets in the country for the first time – the Fulton Street Farmers’ Market in Grand Rapids. I have visited farmers’ markets in Boston, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Greater Lansing, … Continue reading

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“Green acres is the place to be” – the boom in farmers markets


Given the increasing number of people I see at our local farmers market, my perception has been the popularity of farmers markets has been growing steadily during the past decade. Well, fresh data from USDA confirms that as the number … Continue reading

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