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Week of September 27. 2014
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Image:Hops_burlap.jpg|One way that business-in-residence [http://ribbonfarmhops.wix.com/ribbonfarmhops Ribbon Farm Hops] is reducing its environmental footprint is by packaging its Detroit-grown hops in biodegradable glassine and burlap bags rather than mylar, the current industry standard. In addition to being better for the planet, Ribbon Farm's bags are also a nod to the history of hops, which were once typically shipped in burlap to preserve their freshness.
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Image:Nick_Leonard.jpg|During this week's community lunch, Nick Leonard from nonprofit-in-residence [http://www.glelc.org/ Great Lakes Environmental Law Center] discussed his work providing legal assistance to Detroit's urban agriculture community.
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Image:Out-from-truck.jpg|This week, our friends at [http://modeldmedia.com Model D] published a great [http://modeldmedia.com/features/Tom-Brennan-conversation-093014.aspx conversation] with Green Garage co-founder Tom Brennan about how and why to build green. One of Tom's main points is the importance of insulation. Here's a throwback photo going all the way back to October 2009, when the GG's insulation was first delivered.
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Image:Alley_horses.jpg|Seen this week in the [http://greengaragedetroit.com/index.php?title=Green_alley green alley]: Detroit Police Department horses, hitched to our back fence while the officers enjoyed lunch at Motor City Brewing Works! They seem to fit right into the landscape, don't they?
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Week of September 20, 2014
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Image:19344_Livernois.jpg|Longtime business-in-residence and sustainable furniture maker [http://www.dickinsonbydesign.com/ Dickinson By Design] is moving out of the Green Garage and into its own space: this historic building on Livernois, one of the oldest in northwest Detroit. We're sorry to see the DbD family go but so happy for their continued success. We wish them all the best as they embark on their new adventure!
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Week of September 15, 2014
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Image:Danielle_Hessell.jpg|Danielle Hessell is the latest attorney to join the Green Garage community. Danielle, who has several years of experience as a litigator for a couple big firms in the area, has decided to make the leap and go her own way, concentrating on providing legal counsel to small businesses. We're delighted that she'll be operating her fledgling firm, The Law Office of Danielle J. Hessell, out of the Green Garage!
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Image:Ken_Martha.jpg|Here's Martha from the Green Garage library and Ken from nonprofit-in-residence [http://www.groundwerxci.info/ Groundwerx.CI] enjoying a chat in the front yard on a lovely, late summer afternoon.
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Image:Lester_Gouvia.jpg|We're delighted to welcome Lester Gouvia as the Green Garage's newest fellow! Thanks to business-in-residence [https://www.facebook.com/LivingTheUrbaneLife The Urbane Life], Lester will spend the next three months at the GG working on [https://www.facebook.com/demitartgourmet Demitart Gourmet/Norma G's Caribbean Cuisine], his catering business & food truck.
 
Image:Lester_Gouvia.jpg|We're delighted to welcome Lester Gouvia as the Green Garage's newest fellow! Thanks to business-in-residence [https://www.facebook.com/LivingTheUrbaneLife The Urbane Life], Lester will spend the next three months at the GG working on [https://www.facebook.com/demitartgourmet Demitart Gourmet/Norma G's Caribbean Cuisine], his catering business & food truck.
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Image:Newrail.jpg|This week our Tuesday walking group took a stroll down Woodward to see how the [http://m-1rail.com/ M1 Rail] project is progressing. Here's a shot of the new rail, in 80 foot long sections, that'll soon end up in the ground. 
  
 
Image:Jon.nevada.jpg|Jon Gagnon of nonprofit-in-residence [http://www.groundwerxci.info/ Groundwerx.CI] and his brother Chris, a filmmaker, are currently cycling 4,000 miles across the US and raising money for No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger, along the way. They're in Utah right now, having departed from San Francisco nine days ago. You can follow their adventure [http://www.nkhcoast2coast.com/blog on their blog] and donate to the cause [http://join.nokidhungry.org/site/TR?px=2943061&fr_id=1220&pg=personal here]!
 
Image:Jon.nevada.jpg|Jon Gagnon of nonprofit-in-residence [http://www.groundwerxci.info/ Groundwerx.CI] and his brother Chris, a filmmaker, are currently cycling 4,000 miles across the US and raising money for No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger, along the way. They're in Utah right now, having departed from San Francisco nine days ago. You can follow their adventure [http://www.nkhcoast2coast.com/blog on their blog] and donate to the cause [http://join.nokidhungry.org/site/TR?px=2943061&fr_id=1220&pg=personal here]!

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