Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Sweet Potato Delights

What is the names of your business, and what are you selling? Sweet Potato Delights – vegan-based sweet potato products What are your social media handles, and if you have a website, what’s the address? Website: sweetpotatodelights.org https://www.instagram.com/sweetpotatodelights/ https://www.facebook.com/sweetpotatodelights   How long have you been at it? 5 years What are your plans for the…

Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Rock City Heat + Eat

What is the names of your business, and what are you selling? Rock City Heat + Eat: Handmade granolas, artisan crackers, banana bread, and oven ready pizza crusts. What are your social media handles, and if you have a website, what’s the address? Instagram: @rockcityheat rockcityheat@yahoo.com How long have you been at it? 2 months…

Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Samme’s Special Doggie Treats

What is the names of your business, and what are you selling? Samme’s Special Doggie Treats – homemade dog treats What are your social media handles, and if you have a website, what’s the address? IG: @sammesspecialdiggietreats How long have you been at it? Five years. What do you think are the three most important…

Meet Mike Randall, GRDC’s Executive Director

When GRDC’s Executive Director Mike Randall first moved into Grandmont Rosedale, he saw the similarities with Ypsilanti, his home town, and Detroit right away. According to Mike, both Ypsilanti and Detroit are filled with people who are “hard-working, friendly, and have a lot of pride for their city. People go hard for Ypsi, just like…

Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Moy Hair Essentials

Moy Hair Essentials is a line of hair care products made with all natural ingredients, founded by Miranda Moy. Over the years, Miranda has developed an admiration for beautiful, healthy, natural hair. She is infatuated with studying the key ingredients to stimulate hair growth. The Essentials are composed of high quality, parabon free hair products…

Phil Schloop Steps Down from the GRDC Board after Years of Service

Whether he’s referring to his more recent woodworking projects or his early years as a building engineer in Detroit Public Schools, Phil’s aim has been the “practical use” of things – a custom made table, advocating to make healthcare affordable. The focus of Phil’s years on the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) board was no…

Grandmont Rosedale Resident and Rising Artist Phillip Simpson

Phillip Simpson knew Grandmont Rosedale was “pretty cool. Tons of gorgeous houses.” Syretta, Phil’s wife, is, as Phil says, “a Zillow girl” and she agreed that the houses were beautiful, but what they really wanted was a community, so they did some research. Phil looked specifically for neighborhood walkability, the presence of block clubs, whether…

Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Cheryl Davis

Cheryl Davis, Robinson Realty & Management Group, a woman, minority-owned business that assists municipalities and consumers with their real estate needs. What inspires you? I come from a family of entrepreneurs and owners and have diverse experience in other disciplines. Who is your ideal client? Our Agents can assist clients with various needs. Why did…