Gardeners and chefs now have a place to indulge with Garden Mill’s new Green Thumb series every Saturday in March at 2pm. The free workshops will cover topics from the basics of growing your own food to healthy recipes from your garden. The series begins (March 3) with Growing Your Own Food — Now What? Trinh Pifer will discuss recipes and ideas on enjoying cool weather crops along with an offering of greens and homemade salad dressings for tasting. Cynthia Silveri will lead with Tasty Trees & Savory Shrubs: Edible Plants in Your Landscape (March 10) offering landscape options that are pleasing to both the eye and palate. Educator and Community Kitchen leader Peter di Lorenzi will demonstrate delicious, healthy recipes in Healthy, Flavorful and Easy Dishes From Your Garden (March 17). Merrill Crockett and Rita Hermann will lecture about cooking with herbs in Herbs: From Your Garden to Your Table (March 24). The series concludes with The Uses and Benefits of Raw Honey (March 30) by local beekeeper and avid gardener Jan Sevde. Prior registration is required. For more info call 734-475-3539 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 110 S. Main St., Chelsea. www.thegardenmill.com
Domino’s Pizza and Arbor Research are both launching new office building projects at Domino’s Farms. Domino’s Pizza is creating a 33,000-square-foot building on the north side of Domino’s Farms, expanding to their current space. Arbor Research is creating a new 49,500-square-foot headquarters building on the east side of Domino’s Farms. Both buildings should be completed
On Tuesday, November 6th, Michigan became the 10th state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. Ten years ago, we had become the 13th state to legalize Cannabis for medical use. I voted for the medical cannabis law years ago because, in my view, cannabis is not a dangerous product, and too many people were being imprisoned for its use. At that time, however, I did not subscribe to the argument that there were legitimate medical uses for cannabis. How things have changed.
The Tiny Expo is a gem of an indie arts and crafts fair for vendors with original and unexpected products that make wonderful gifts but may not be an obvious fit for Ann Arbor’s mainstream art fairs. Shoppers who crave artistic, high quality products with diverse price points will find a rich variety of unique, handmade products to choose from.
Formerly long-vacant buildings in Downtown Ypsilanti are experiencing revitalization as small businesses and nonprofits are rapidly filling up spaces. Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP), a nonprofit organization that, “provides access to the justice systems for those that need it most,” recently purchased the Smith Furniture building at 15 S Washington Street which became their headquarters. Decode