MRLA Offering Free Food Safety Classes for KidsThe Scrub Club is a free online food safety program directed at middle-school aged children.
Focus: HOPE Providing Free Produce to Families Amid Rising Food CostsAs grocery prices continue to rise, thousands of Southeastern Michigan families are pinching pennies to keep the pantry full.
Steve's Soul Food Set to Re-Open, Closed for Almost Two YearsThe pandemic pushed the owner of Steve’s Soul Food to change his business model to keep the grill going.
Arts, Beats, & Eats Returns, Announces 200-Plus Music ArtistsThe Arts, Beats & Eats festival returns after a one-year COVID-19 hiatus, and organizers say to expect some big names along with great food this year.
Batter Up Waffle Company Embraces The World Of Food Trucks After Pandemic ShutdownKevin Browe, Owner of Batter Up Waffle Company, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the concept behind the food truck and what the future looks like for Batter Up.
Hero or Villain Food truck Connects With Community Through More Than Just FoodRichard Zemola, Owner of Hero or Villain, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the ever-evolving world of food trucks, and how the superhero concept helps his truck stand out from the rest.
Supporting A Rotating Cast Of Local Food Trucks At Detroit Fleat Food Truck ParkKatie Picard, Owner of Detroit Fleat, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the idea behind Detroit Fleat and how it has helped local food trucks for the last four years.
Summertime Fun And Outdoor Family Activities Without Leaving The City At Beacon ParkMegan Heeres, Manager of Beacon Park, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about what goes on downtown at Beacon Park and how its the perfect place for people who don't want to leave the city to be active outside.
The Joe Louis Barrow Family Continues To Be A Presence In Detroit With New Southern-Style KitchenJoe Louis Barrow Jr. joins Community Connect to talk about the opening of the Joe Louis Southern Kitchen, but also to discuss his father's involvement in the Black community and how Juneteenth was recognized within the family.
Salvation Army Bed And Bread Program Offers Dependable Meal, ShelterThe Salvation Army's Bed and Bread Program creates a safety net for those in need throughout Metro Detroit.
Detroit's YumVillage Brings Afro-Caribbean Food To Your Kitchen with Market Pantry and DeliveryGodwin Ihentuge, Chief Village of YumVillage Market Pantry, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to walk her through the steps of making a staple dish in Afro-Caribbean culture, Jollof Rice.