Community

Thanks for making Michigan great!  

Yana Dee is happy to be a part of a diverse community of thoughtful businesses.  Here are some of our favorite Michigan companies, nonprofit organizations, cooperatives, and collectives that share strong values of environment protection and appreciation, social responsibilty, community development, and creative expression.

 

9 Bean Rows

Suttons Bay MI - Commited to poviding fresh, delicious local foods to our Northern Michigan community through a cafe, bakery, and farm.

 

Avalon International Breads

Detroit MI - Artisan baked goods made with 100% organic flour in the heart of Detroit. Business practiced guided by the "triple bottom line" of earth, community, and employees.

 
 

Clothing Matters

Grand Rapids MI - An environmentally friendly and socially responsible retail store that provides apparel options that reduce pesticide and petroleum usage, while promoting social justice.
 

 

Conscious Clothing

Rockford MI - 100% handmade and hand dyed natural fiber clothing made from sustainable and low impact materials, while maintaining style and everyday comfort.

 
 

Earthwork Music

Wyoming MI - Believes in the power of music to raise both community and self-awareness, and supports original music in the state of Michigan and beyond.

 

Edson Farms Natural Foods

Traverse City MI - Family owned full service health food store with groceries, household items, and deli. Specializing in catering to customers with food allergies.

 
 

Grocer's Daughter Chocolates

Empire MI - A small, family-owned business that makes handcrafted chocolates with organic, naturally grown, and local Michigan ingredients.

 

Groundwork Center

Traverse City MI - Nonprofit advocacy organization that protects the environment, strengthens the economy, and builds community by collaborating with local stakeholders.

 
 

Have Company

Grand Rapids MI - Shop, gallery, & artist residency space with a focus on handmade home goods, textiles. Facilitates dialogue between artists and the community.

 

Higher Grounds Trading CO.

Traverse City MI - Offers exceptional, locally roasted coffees from partner small-scale growers around the world. HG is engaged in community projects both in our local area and globally.

 
 

Keen Technical Solutions

Traverse City MI - Provides products and consultation services that are easy to operate and understand, resulting in energy savings, lower life cycle costs.

 

Keweenaw Co-op

Hancock MI - Cooperatively owned market offering goods for consumers who incorporate a sense of environmental and social responsibility into their buying decisions. 

 
 

Light of Day Organics

Traverse City MI - Locally grown & blended award-winning, certified organic, Demeter Biodynamic® & Fair Trade certified® loose leaf teas & tisanes.

 

Northern MI Env. Action Council

Traverse City MI - Dedicated to preserving our natural environment through citizen action and education. It is the oldest grassroots environmental organization in the Grand Traverse region.

 
 

Odom Reusable Building Material

Grawn MI & Grand Rapids MI - Full service salvage, deconstruction and retail building materials operation in Northern and Western Michigan 

 

Oryana Natural Foods Market

Traverse City MI - Provides high quality food produced in ecologically sound ways at fair value to member-owners and the community.

 
 

Ray's Polish Fire

Allouez MI - Specialty hot sauce made by hand in the Keweenaw Peninsula with premium ingredients. 

 

SEEDS

Traverse City MI - Implements local solutions to global issues at the intersection of ecology, education, and design by offering programs and professional services.

 
 

The Conscious Collective 

Grand Rapids MI - High quality, modern and vintage inspired clothing and accessories for men and women with an emphasis on sustainability and repurposing materials.

 

Yoga for Health Education

Traverse City MI - Offers yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, tai chi, Pilates and Feldenkrais in a most unique and tranquil setting to enhance wellness for body, mind, and soul.