Category Archive: News

April 2017 ALAP Meeting Recap

On 4/13, the ALAP crew met for our general potluck meeting at the Groundwork Center.  This month we were joined by Jill Grenchik who is in the planning phase of a new food… Continue reading

January 2017 ALAP Meeting Recap

The ALAP crew braved a snowy night January 12 for a special “field trip” potluck meeting at presenter Jeffrey Schlaack’s Buzzadoo Cafe.  Buzzadoo is located near NMC and TC Central High at 1051… Continue reading

November 2016 ALAP Meeting Recap

The ALAP gang met for our last potluck meeting of 2016 and enjoyed a triple-feature slate of presenters.  Lisa Richter Manrow of For Now Tiny Homes introduced the company she and her husband… Continue reading

October 2016 ALAP Meeting Recap

The ALAP crew reconvened for our first Fall potluck meeting with two speakers.  Leading off was Jim Barnes of Crystal Lake Catering.  Jim shared  preliminary plans that will take his entrepreneurial talents to a… Continue reading

May 2016 ALAP Meeting Recap

The ALAP gang convened 5/12 for a final potluck meeting before our summer break.  We enjoyed fine food and inspiring presentations from two excellent speakers. Leading off was singer-songwriter May Erlewine.  May has been… Continue reading

April 2016 ALAP Meeting Recap

April’s ALAP potluck gathering saw several new faces and a double-feature on the presentation front.  First up was ALAP’s very own Rolf Von Walthausen who introduced us to Leelanau REACH (Resources for Economic… Continue reading

February 2016 ALAP Meeting Recap

The ALAP gang met for our February potluck meeting and heard a presentation from Ajeeka founders George and Tanya Witkowski.  Ajeeka comes from a Ukrainian recipe handed down through the generations and is a… Continue reading

January 2016 ALAP Meeting Recap

Hello ALAPers, We kicked off the New Year with a potluck meeting January 15. We started with a Skyped-in update from ODOM Re-Use and ALAP founder Bruce Odom who gave us a quick… Continue reading

October 2015 ALAP Meeting Recap

The ALAP gang met up 10/8 for our monthly potluck at the Groundwork Center.  This month we revisited with Sarah Landry Ryder, President of The Redheads (  Sarah gave us an update on… Continue reading

June 2015 ALAP Meeting Recap

The ALAP crew met for a final potluck meeting before a summer break.  This month’s meeting was a double-feature with a short presentation from Benjamin Popa and a longer discussion with Sara Landry… Continue reading