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Reporter Food: Rocky Mountain Way Smoothie at Jacq & Diane’s

December 23rd 2016

Reporter Food: Rocky Mountain Way Smoothie at Jacq & Diane’s Juice Box (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 23, 2016) Holly, MI – A chocolate smoothie that is good for you.  That’s how Jacq & Diane’s Juice Box co-owner Diane describes her newest creation the “Rocky Mountain Way Smoothie.”  This yummy blend of bananas, pecans, dates, cacao […]

Reporter Food: Upside Down Smoothie from Jacq n’ Diane’s

November 6th 2016

Reporter Food: Upside Down Smoothie from Jacq n’ Diane’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2016) Holly, MI – My favorite treat when I go to Holly is actually something healthy that makes me feel great.  Jacq n’ Diane’s Juice Box makes smoothies out of fresh fruits and veggies, and I love them. The past couple […]

Reporter Food: “Purple Rain” at Jacq n Diane’s Juice Box in Holly

August 8th 2016

Reporter Food: “Purple Rain” at Jacq n Diane’s Juice Bar in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2016) Holly, MI – After a busy evening of photographing the little (and grown up) pirates at Downtown Holly’s Pirate Day, my body was ready for something refreshing and healthy.  I went to Jacq n Diane’s Juice Bar […]

Ferndale Green Cruise is Aug. 13

August 1st 2016

Ferndale Green Cruise is Aug. 13 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI –  The 2016 Annual Sierra Club Green Cruise will occur this year on Saturday August 13 with bike rides, a street fair, and the grand parade of walkers, skaters, bicyclists, and others using non-motorized transportation.  Begun in 2006 as a green reaction and counter event […]

Hazel Park Growers and Makers Market, Sundays Through Sept 4

July 10th 2016

Hazel Park Growers and Makers Market, Sundays Through Sept 4 (Leigh McLaughlin, July 10, 2016) Hazel Park, MI –  About a year ago Hazel Park resident Jennifer Jackson got a bunch of folks together who wanted to build a Farmers Market for Hazel Park. Working with city manager Ed Klobucher and assistant city manager Jeffrey […]

The Grand Opening of Green Space

December 2nd 2015

The Grand Opening of Green Space (Crystal A. Proxmire, some photos courtesy of Ann Warner, Dec. 2, 2015) Healthy food. Plant-based diet. These are not labels that necessarily makes the average diner’s mouth water, but cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn and his son Daniel are making that happen with the grand opening of Green Space Café […]

Keeping Cool

July 1st 2012

Oakland County Health Division cautions residents to protect themselves from heat related illness such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Read to find out how to stay safe, healthy and cool on hot days.

A Tribute to School Food

January 20th 2011

The food revolution is on in Ferndale Schools. When Coolidge and JFK Schools got slushees in the cafeteria last week, few knew that the ever-changing sweet treat is really made from 100% fruit. Other changes have been made over the past few months which have been subtly introducing more and more healthy food into the breakfast and lunch of students in the district.