Best of Washtenaw 2016 – Local Color

. May 31, 2016.
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Local Non-profit
Food Gatherer’s
1 Carrot Way
734-761-2796 | foodgatherers.org
Runner Up: Huron Valley Humane Society

Charity
Habitat for Humanity
170 Aprill Dr.
734-822-1530 | h4h.org
Runner Up: Ozone House

Do Gooder
John McKnight

Public Servant
Christopher Taylor, Mayor of Ann Arbor
Runner Up: Amanda Edmunds, Mayor of Ypsilanti

Instagram
White Lotus Farms
7217 W. Liberty Rd.
734-707-1284 | whitelotusfarms.com
Instagram Runner Up: visit Ann Arbor

Suburban Downtown
Dexter
Runner Up: Chelsea

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Heavy Color’s River Passage

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Green Book is Worth the Trip

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