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Sustainable Lawns Presentation at Huntington Woods Library May 2

April 28th 2018

  Sustainable Lawns Presentation at Huntington Woods Library May 2 In this era of conservation and sustainability, what better place to start than with your  lawn? Drew Lathan discusses how to make your lawn sustainable and perhaps even easier to care for. Join Drew for a lively and timely discussion on how to improve your […]

Blair Library in Clawson Presents: Hidden Benefits of Eating Organic Sept. 30

August 31st 2017

Blair Library in Clawson Presents: Hidden Benefits of Eating Organic Sept. 30 Clawson, MI – On Saturday morning, September 30th,2017  at 11:00AM Aaron Wallace from Balance Your Fitness will talk about the lesser known facts of eating organic. Plus, show how organic food will not only to improve your physical health, but your financial health […]

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 […]

Growing Good Karma in The Rust Belt’s New Garden

May 28th 2015

Growing Good Karma in The Rust Belt’s New Garden (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2015) What used to be concrete, wood chips, bushes and landscaping grass is now a rich organic gardening space alongside the Rust Belt Market at the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward in Ferndale. Several weeks were spent tearing out the […]

Council to Vote on Chicken Coops

September 15th 2011

The City of Ferndale Planning Commission voted unanimously to send a recommendation to council. The recommendation includes a permitting process and several stipulations, like that structures must be made out of durable materials and that a homeowner must pass a site inspection before receiving a permit. Coops could only be in the backyard and they must have all feed in sealed containers to discourage rodents.