Tenant Profile: Cultured Ferments

Early most Monday mornings there’s a delightful aroma emanating from suite 108 at the Grand Traverse Food Innovation Hub (GTFA). It tells us that Courtney Lorenz is busy in the kitchen brewing up something special. Her business, Cultured Ferments, occupies two small rooms inside this building at 1610 Barlow in Traverse City. In one of…

GTFA Board Member Offers Legal Services at Food Hub

GTFA board member, Kate Redman, a long-time legal service provider to food-related businesses throughout Northwest Michigan, is offering free 30-minute walk-in legal sessions as part of her new business Commonplace Practice. Redman will have hours available by appointment to food-related businesses on Friday afternoons at the Food Innovation Hub.  You can make an appointment with…

GT Foodshed Alliance and the GT Food Innovation Hub

By Rob Sirrine MSU Extension and GT Foodshed Alliance The nonprofit Grand Traverse Foodshed Alliance (GTFA) has partnered with regional food distributor, Cherry Capital Foods, to realize a “Food Innovation Hub” (FIH) in Traverse City. Development of the FIH will help GTFA and community partners make progress toward their overarching goal— a goal shared by…