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This category broadly covers anything related to business sustainability, social enterprise, B Corporations, INsight, and more.

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Growers’ Fare to connect farmers and consumers

Growers’ Fare to connect farmers and consumers

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3/11/15
Eat Local, Food, Sustainable Business, Local Business

Local First is preparing to host its first Growers' Fare at Downtown Market.

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Local First hosts luncheon with farm-to-table pioneer

Local First hosts luncheon with farm-to-table pioneer

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2/11/15
Food, Eat Local, Social Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Business

Wicks said initially she saw what she was doing as giving her a competitive edge, but eventually she realized if she really cared about the reasons behind what she was doing, she needed to share with her competitors.

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Eating our way towards climate change

Eating our way towards climate change

Elissa Sangalli Hillary
2/9/15
Food, Eat Local, Sustainable Business

A "crash course" on photosynthesis and the ways sustainable agriculture and the local food movement mitigates climate change.

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Local First names LocalMotion Award winners

Local First names LocalMotion Award winners

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2/9/15
Local Business, Sustainable Business

Local First has named the winners of its LocalMotion Awards. The awards recognize and celebrate local people and organizations making a difference in the community’s sustainability, vibrancy and resiliency.

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West Michigan trio honored for bringing social, environmental change to region

West Michigan trio honored for bringing social, environmental change to region

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12/1/14
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Holiday

Contributed by Shandra Martinez from Mlive. A diverse group of businesses have ushered new environmental action into West Michigan.

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Bazzani’s New B Corp Commitment

Bazzani’s New B Corp Commitment

Erin Smith
11/18/14
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

When Guy Bazzani started Bazzani Building Company, he had multiple goals in mind. Obviously, one was to construct excellent buildings, but another goal was to construct a new kind of building company that respected the earth it built upon.

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