Patrick Center April 9, 2014 | WGVU Michigan is home to more than 200 craft brewers. Making beer requires a few ingredients including hops. Recently, the Michigan Hop Network was established linking growers with brewers.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation along with regional non-profit economic development organization The Right Place are working toward a cultivation between brewer and grower.
We discuss this collaboration with Jeff Steinman, owner of Hop Head Farms and now Board Chair of the Michigan Hop Network. But we begin with Rick Chapla, Vice President of Business Development, The Right Place
Thursday MAREC welcomes new director next month Muskegon MI August 28, 2014 | WGVU Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) is getting a new director. Kevin Ricco takes over from Arn Boezaart September 22. ListenDownload Jazz at Fountain Street Church August 28, 2014 | WGVU When was the last time you heard live jazz played on a real grand piano? How about two concert grand pianos? Fountain Street Church is planning a 3 concert series for the 2014-2015 season. Jazz In The Sanctuary will be hosted by Dr. Robin Connell, one of west Michigan's favorite pianists and vocalists. WGVU sat down with her for this feature interview. ListenDownload
Wednesday Preparing for tax day-in August Undated August 27, 2014 | WGVU As summer progresses, most of us are doing anything but looking to next spring. But in one way, it’s not a bad idea to think forward.
Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, a conversation with Luis Garcia of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service regional office in Detroit. ListenDownload Michigan beer industry creating jobs and generating revenue August 27, 2014 | WGVU Michigan cracks Washington-D.C.-based Beer Institute's Jobs Supported by Beer Top 10 list. It says the Michigan's beer industry adds $6 billion to the state's economy. ListenDownload