Stories tagged: "small business"


Photo courtesy Yates Cider Mill
11 Small Michigan Businesses That Are Community Anchors

From bikes to bites to gifts to thrift, these community-minded small businesses will keep your money local.

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24 of Michigan’s Best Christmas Tree Farms

Ready to deck the halls and get into the Christmas spirit? Find your perfect tree at one of these 24 Michigan farms.

Photos Courtesy Crust - the baking company
‘Like a Puzzle:’ Lessons From a Michigan Small Business That Survived the Pandemic

The pandemic threw a major curveball at Crust. But now, the popular Fenton business has a revised business model and wisdom to boot.

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How Rep. Haley Stevens is Fostering Entrepreneurship in Michigan Women

The daughter of a woman entrepreneur, Rep. Haley Stevens has a passion for helping women-owned businesses.

The iconic St. Patrick's hats that Blue Shamrock used to celebrate birthdays.
This Pub Is Alive Thanks to Grants and COVID Relief. Now They’re Ready To Party This St. Patrick’s Day.

The kind of support that The Blue Shamrock had is coming to restaurants across Michigan in President Biden's COVID relief plan.

A shirt from Peninsulas features Petoskey State Park.
Holiday Shop at These Michigan Small Businesses to Support State Parks, Trails, and Waterways

The Michigan DNR is highlighting small businesses that best embody what it means to be a Michigander through a program supporting state parks, trails and waterways.

Grants for Michigan's small business owners could help them keep their doors open throughout the pandemic.
These Are the Grants Saving Small Businesses

Local businesses have already received close to $100 million thanks to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Here's how the funds are being used by entrepreneurs, and how you can apply.