What would you put in an ice cream flavored to represent the great city of Detroit? If you have some tasty ideas, Hudsonville Ice Cream wants to hear from you. Hudsonville Ice Cream, a family-owned, Holland, Mich.-based company, is calling on metro Detroiters to help create the next flavor of its artisan-crafted ice cream through […]
It was the auto industry that imprinted Michigan on the nation’s economic map. The agricultural sector, meanwhile, continues to give the state something else to boast about. Case in point: Earlier this year, National Geographic magazine named Detroit the top unexpected food destination in North America. “Wait, Detroit? Yes,” wrote National Geographic writer Nancy Gupton. […]
New companies understand the importance of organic growth – they want to see their bottom line increase along with their impact on employees, clients and the community. That is why the Mahindra North American Technical Center (MNATC) selected and invested in Detroit’s urban agriculture movement. Recently, the Troy-based company announced both a new round of donations to the […]
Mahindra North America invests in urban farming programs and a key employee service project — expanding its impact on growing healthy communities, clients and employees.
Urban agriculture entrepreneurs increasingly feed city residents. More farmers are urged for this expanding sector, as an estimated 15-20 percent of the world’s food is grown in and around urban areas.
Michigan’s food and agriculture industry contributes more than $100 billion annually to the state economy. Corp! magazine’s Food and Agriculture Awards honor the industry’s leaders, champions and innovators.
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