Can soul food be vegan? Detroit restaurateurs serve up meatless favorites

Typically, when you think of soul food you don’t think vegan. You think meat, cheese and butter. But can BBQ soul food be vegan? Many might say that is only an oxymoron. 


Problematic USDA farm loans disenfranchise non-white and female farmers, says advocate

A 1982 study by the U.S. Civil Rights Commission predicted black farmers would be non-existent by 2000 due to racial discrimination and other factors, including low representation on county agricultural committees and the dominating growth of agricultural business. 

Michigan trees are migrating and it's not all due to climate change

Most of us expect to hear that trees are moving north in search of colder temperatures because of global climate change. But trees don’t only need colder temperatures; they also need to have enough water.