Growing Local Roots

“To Eat or Not to Eat?  Buying Organic Foods in Kalamazoo”


Local farmers, store owners and Western Michigan University students discuss the differences between organic foods and non-organic foods, including the impact on health.


To Eat or Not to Eat?  Buying Organic Foods in Kalamazoo
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My First Co-op Experience

Trip to the People’s Food Co-op



A local store helps locals eat local

“Shop Local, Eat Local”


Have you ever wondered how the food on your plate actually gets there? Well one store in Kalamazoo has some answers. The Kalamazoo Peoples’ Food Co-op helps Kalamazoo, Mich. residents support the local food movement.


“Kalamazoo embraces a healthy alternative”

Kalamazoo health food stores are thriving in a community devoted to supporting local and healthy alternatives.

“Organic foods: Worth the Cost?

An in-depth look at whether or not organic food is worth the additional cost. Kalamazoo residents will read about where to shop, how to find deals, what the health benefits are and why it is better for your family to eat organic food versus non-organic food.

Slideshow photos by: Jolene Khor