Co-founder of Avalon International Breads and Detroit Lover, food enthusiast.
Kathryn Lynch Underwood
City of Detroit City Planning Commission
urban agriculture policy and codes for the City.
Coordinator of the Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan (ROC-Michigan), an organization of nearly 600 restaurant workers based in Detroit.
Owner of the Heritage Company II Architectural Artifacts and founder of "A Beautiful Detroit Begins with You" www.heritageco2.com
CEO of Alternatives For Girls since 1988. A Detroit resident since 1982, Ms. Good has over 25 years experience managing and directing human services programs serving children and families in Detroit, including directing a child abuse and neglect program just prior to helping to launch the grassroots effort that created AFG in 1987.
Co-founder of Selma Cafe. She organizes and facilitates the Friday morning breakfasts, oversees fundraisers for Selma Cafe activities, writes the website blog, and co-facilitates the hoop house builds with her husband. Lisa is also a full-time school social worker for the Washtenaw County Juvenile Jail, where she started a vegetable and flower garden for the youth in the facility.
Dr. Joel Kahn
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan School of Medicine and has been practicing cardiology for over 20 years. He serves as the Medical Director of Employee Wellness, Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation at the Detroit Medical Center and serves as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Director of Operations
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Tell us about yourself: Amber Poupore is synonymous with vegetarian cuisine in southeastern Michigan, having worked over a decade at the premier vegetarian restaurant Inn Season Cafe, opening her own businesses Cacao Tree Cafe and The Clean Plate as well … Continue reading
Around the same time Michigan passed its Cottage Food law, I met my business partner Molly O’Meara through mutual friends on Twitter, and we quickly discovered a shared love of food, cooking and entertaining. We hit it off in person, … Continue reading
Avalon’s 3 Bottom Lines- Earth, Community, Employees- are both our path and our destination. Sometimes, in the pressure to solve problems and create a healthy business, it is easy to forget the impact that we have had throughout the years … Continue reading