People's Food Co-op

Comics & Graphic Art
8:24 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Comic Artist Depicts Places, People of Kalamazoo

Simon Borst at People’s Food Co-op holding an issue of the People’s Food Co-op Coop Scoop with a two-page spread of his comic storytelling.
Credit Nancy Camden

For over a year, Coop Scoop, the quarterly newsletter put out by People’s Food Co-op of Kalamazoo has devoted a page to storytelling in the comic-art form. A 2011 University of Michigan school of art graduate, Simon Borst is the illustrator and is also the front-end manager at the co-op. 

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7:14 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Kalamazoo Farmers Market Opens for Season Saturday With Changes

Lead in text: 
At least 105 businesses are expected to participate on a regular basis
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Farmers Market will open for the season Saturday, May 3, with some changes intended to improve customer access. Chris Broadbent, who manages the market for the People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo, said he has made layout changes to the market to make space for more customers, make the market easier to walk through and to increase business owners' abilities to interact with and sell to customers.