Phillis Engelbert, a long-time Ann Arbor resident and once acclaimed social activist, never thought herself a restaurateur; but following her abiding passion for vegan eats and community fellowship made her one. What started with hosting dinner parties for neighbors and friends has now morphed into the Ann Arbor favorite, Detroit Street Filling Station (and sister property, the Lunch Room Bakery & Café, also located in Ann Arbor).
The next time you’re in the market to ditch some plastic in your daily routine and swap out everyday products, check out this list of the best eco-friendly shops in Michigan.
Looking for a grocer that brings together the best of your (potentially seasonal) farmer’s market with the ease and convenience of a local grocery? Fresh Thyme Market (recently rebranded from Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market) might be just the ticket.
‘Tis the season to get shopping! If you’re like me, you probably haven’t even made a list, let alone started shopping. Well here is some good news. If you’re in the market for Michigan-made gifts that are vegan, then you have come to the right place!
Target is a beacon for many a shopper. But Target for vegan food?! Admittedly, this has never been top of mind when we are heading out for groceries. But in our endless quest for the best vegan eats around, not to mention the thoroughness of our grocer series, we headed to our local Target to check out what lies beyond the blouses, blenders, and baby gifts.
There are 13 places throughout metro Detroit and beyond serving up delicious Thanksgiving dinners and all you have to do is pick it up and enjoy!
Veg friends, let me start by saying simply this: my relationship with Costco is, well, fairly unique. Perhaps in part due to my bargain hunting drive and my keen interest in vegan finds, I have pledged allegiance and unrequited love to this big box store.
Can’t get enough of Detroit’s Eastern Market? Don’t worry, neither can we! We are back at Detroit’s premiere market to explore its veritable cornucopia of vegan eats. And let me tell you, we can’t wait to showcase even more vegan eats.
Grab a quarter, a few recyclable grocery bags, and your appetite… we are heading out for some vegan shopping at Aldi!
Not much beats the beauty of a Michigan summer or the bounty of a farmers market during said summertime. August is prime time for such a market, as much of Michigan’s succulent produce is at its peak.
Meijer “Thrifty Acres”, you’ve come a long way.
Yes, Michigan-based Meijer was named “Meijer Thrifty Acres” for decades (we are talking pre-Tofurky time!) and is credited by some as pioneering the supermarket concept. It is now a multi-billion dollar hypermarket chain, still privately held by the Michigan-based family.
If you live in Michigan, you have probably visited Kroger a time or two. With some 120+ locations across Michigan, Kroger stores can be found in suburban and metro areas, alike. Good thing because plant-based shopping is super easy at Kroger!