Tag Archives: the local food army

The Argus Farm Stop, changing the local food paradigm in Ann Arbor

About a year ago now, longtime Ann Arbor residents Kathy Sample and Bill Brinkerhoff made the decision to change direction in their careers and dedicate themselves full-time to advancing the local food movement. Their work culminated, a few weeks ago, in the launch of the Argus Farm Stop, a 1,300 square foot, year-round farmers’ market […]

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Lets’ have a Totally Awesome Feast next year

I don’t want to take on one more project, so this idea is free to anyone who wants it… Next year, there should be a Totally Awesome Feast in conjunction with Totally Awesome Fest. We should close a street and do it up right. Maybe cook a tofu pig in a pit, or something. As […]

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Food Cart culture… has it reached critical mass in Ann Arbor?

After a lot of little fits and starts, it looks as though, with the opening of Mark’s Carts, food cart culture is finally beginning to take hold in Ann Arbor. We may still be a decade or so behind the scene in Portland, but it feels good to actually be in the race. Here’s wishing […]

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City Bees

I like how some people argue against gay marriage, saying that it’ll invariably lead to people marrying animals, puppets, household appliances and the like. I enjoy conversations about slippery slopes. Right now, here in Ypsi, it’s the slippery slope of animal husbandry that seems to have some individuals concerned. Now that City Council has voted […]

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