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Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Add this to the discussion below from Gary Howe’s MyWhAT page on Michigan’s Tire Tax proposal.

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Do Mobile Food Businesses Drive Economic Development? Ahhh, Yeah…

By Chris Wendel The city of Traverse City has some decisions to make regarding mobile food businesses (both food trucks and food carts). At first blush it’s easy to assume that mobile food entrepre…

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Chris hits on some key points of this hot debate for Traverse City.  Why a debate?  Seems like a no-brainer.

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Culinary Courses :: Extended Education :: Northwestern Michigan College

Whether you’re a serious home cook, a culinary school hopeful, or looking to sharpen your cooking skills, these classes are for you. Taught by local chefs and food aficionados in a state-of-the-art classroom kitchen, each class features culinary tips and delectable recipes. You’ll come away energized about cooking! Remember to bring a take-home container and you are welcome to bring your own apron.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

A real northern Michigan foodie experience.  Hands on food! Register now for a multitude of classes open to the public.

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Conference Board of Canada Food Summit: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Although the 2nd Canadian Food Summit hasn’t even started, the controversy has. In fact, the Canadian food policy world may have it’s biggest dust up ever if the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) continues its tone deaf, stack the deck maneuvering.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

“A food system donnybrook.”  Canada’s CBoC leaning towards food giants. Paul Hughes fights back.

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MyWHaT – Tired Solution or Just Silly in Lansing

Photo shows Michigan’s new solution to road taxes.

This week, was sent a question for MyWHaT via Twitter: “Mich Rep. Wayne Schmidt is talking a tire surcharge that would include #bikes as part of road funding convo…Thoughts?” I replied with expletives, but I was cranky that day. Here are some of my thoughts after thinking about it for a few days. I still might be cranky. 

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Our friend Gary Howe goes off on Michigan Representative Wayne Schmidt’s proposed Tire Tax which would include, among other things, bike tires.

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