The FOOD Connection

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Devita Davison is the co-director of FoodLab Detroit, a nonprofit organization that represents a diverse community of food businesses and allies working to make good food a sustainable reality for all Detroiters. FoodLab provides support to over 100 food businesses through high-quality workshops, field trips, networking opportunities and assistance navigating licensing regulations – all with the goal of cultivating good food businesses.

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Putting the ‘D’ in Disagreeable

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At the 2014 Mackinac Policy Conference, bestselling author and global thought leader Malcolm Gladwell described the type of individual needed to bring about transformative change. In addition to being creative and conscientious, these individuals must have one trait above all others: They must be “disagreeable.”

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The Conversation ‘Startgrids’ Here

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The power of networking can’t be denied, and the Detroit Regional Chamber is taking the concept to a new level in an effort to connect area entrepreneurs. In February, the Chamber announced its collaboration with Startgrid, a virtual platform for entrepreneurs to connect, share resources, experience and knowledge – and even do business.

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