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May 06th 2014

Detroit Free Press

Writer Georgea Kovanis shines the spotlight on Michigan Adirondack Chairs, winner of our 2014 Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest. Read More

Feb 06th 2014

Metromode

Writer Kim North Shine offers a preview of the Buy Michigan Now Festival, slated to return to downtown Northville for... Read More

Jan 28th 2014

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

The article announces a request for exhibitors and sponsors for the 2014 Buy Michigan Now Festival.  Read More

Dec 18th 2013

The Detroit News

 Reporter Rene Wisely talks to Buy Michigan Now, as she explores the impact of buying locally during the holidays on... Read More

Dec 03rd 2013

Fox 2 News Detroit

Morning show anchor, Kam Carmen, talks with BMN founder, Lisa Diggs, about the 2013 Holiday Gift Guide as well as... Read More

Dec 01st 2013

WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit

Malcolm Maddox and Lisa Diggs discuss the Holiday Gift Guide and Michigan-made gift ideas from a variety of companies including:... Read More

Aug 05th 2013

WDIV TV 4 Detroit

In a continuing series promoting Michigan-made products during Buy Michigan Week, Plum Door Tea Company is featured.  Read More

Aug 02nd 2013

WDIV TV 4 Detroit

Reporter Paula Tutman broadcasts live from the Buy Michigan Now Festival and talks about the financial impact of locally produced... Read More

Aug 02nd 2013

Northville Patch

Tom Karabatakis, of MichiganderStore.com is spotlighted as one of the cool vendors at the 2013 Buy Michigan Now Festival.  Read More

Aug 02nd 2013

Novi Patch

Christine Wilson of Brewed Adornments is featured in this piece about the 2013 Buy Michigan Now Fest.  Read More

Aug 02nd 2013

WDIV TV 4 Detroit

Reporter Paula Tutman meets BMN entrepreneur contest winner, Peter Purol of All American Torch, and spotlights his backyard invention along... Read More

Aug 02nd 2013

Hometown Life

Article features five local children's book authors making appearances at the Buy Michigan Now Fest.  Read More

Jul 31st 2013

WDIV TV 4 Detroit

In a continuing series promoting Buy Michigan Week the products of Moon River Soaps, made on the premises in downtown Rochester are... Read More

Jul 31st 2013

Detroit Free Press

Greg Crawford names the Buy Michigan Now Festival as one of the five best things to do August 1-7. Read More

Jul 30th 2013

Metro Parent Magazine

 Metro Parent previews the family-friendly 5th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville. The annual festival features a Friday... Read More

Jul 30th 2013

Northville Record

 The Northville Record previews the Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival which returns to downtown Northville for the 5th consecutive season.... Read More

Jul 30th 2013

MLive

The Buy Michigan Now Festival makes "Gonzo's Top 5" for things to do this weekend in Michigan.  Read More

Jul 29th 2013

WJR AM 760

Host Paul W. Smith and BMN Founder Lisa Diggs discuss the early days of the campaign, its growth and impact,... Read More

Jul 29th 2013

Fox 2 Detroit

Reporter Amy Andrews and BMN Founder Lisa Diggs talk about the 2013 Buy Michigan Now Festival and show off products... Read More

Jul 29th 2013

WDIV TV 4 Detroit

If you love Bacon and Chocolate you are REALLY going to Love Bacond dipped in chocolate from Champagne Chocolates in... Read More

Jul 29th 2013

Northville Patch

 The Northville Patch highlights "5 Things To Know About The Buy Michigan Now Festival." Read More

Jul 02nd 2013

MetroTimes

Curt Guyette takes a look at the economic impact buying local can make on a community and spotlights the efforts... Read More

May 20th 2013

Huffington Post

 In a blog celebrating Michigan Week BMN founder, Lisa Diggs, touts the impact that taking the BMN pledge can have... Read More

May 14th 2013

Bridge Magazine

Bridge Magazine contributor Taylor Ivana Trammell writes about the value of buying Michigan-made products with historic relevance.  Buy Michigan Now is... Read More

Dec 18th 2012

Huffington Post

Huffington Post Detroit shares several last minute gift ideas for the holiday season and encourages readers looking for more Mitten-made... Read More

Nov 30th 2012

WZZM - Grand Rapids

 WZZM features products included in the 2012 Buy Michigan Now Holiday Gift Guide with an ongoing segment highlighting different ideas. Read More

Nov 30th 2012

Huffington Post

 BMN founder, Lisa Diggs, issues the $64 Michigan Holiday Challenge. Based on an ABC News report about the impact a... Read More

Nov 30th 2012

WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit

 News Anchor, Alicia Smith, features BMN's Holiday Gift Guide and products from National Coney Island, Epix Snowboards, Zane Products, beeXpression,... Read More

Nov 28th 2012

M Live/WJR

Writer Russ White encourages readers to download BMN's Grocery Guide and Holiday Gift Guide, and to visit the Michigan Blue... Read More

Nov 24th 2012

Fox 2 News Detroit

 Reporter Jessica Starr talks with BMN Founder, Lisa Diggs, about Small Business Saturday, and holiday shopping.  The pair share gift... Read More

Nov 21st 2012

Huffington Post

BMN founder, Lisa Diggs, shares ideas with Huff Post readers for ways to fill their Thanskgiving tables with Michigan foods... Read More

Nov 20th 2012

The Detroit News

Writer Karen Dybisexplores Michigan's optimistic retailer outlook for the 2012 holiday season, and includes Buy Michigan Now's encouragement to make... Read More

Aug 03rd 2012

The Oakland Press

 Preview of the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in The Oakland Press Read More

Aug 03rd 2012

WXYZ TV 7

 Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs visited the WXYZ TV 7 studios to preview some of the products visitors to... Read More

Aug 03rd 2012

The Plymouth Patch

 The Sights of the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival. Great photo story at the first day of the festival... Read More

Aug 03rd 2012

Nadir Solo

 Nadir highlights his performance and the Buy Michigan Now Festival on his Website Read More

Aug 03rd 2012

The Northville Patch

 The Northville Patch captured some of the festivities at the opening day of the Buy Michigan Now Festival. Read More

Aug 03rd 2012

Fox 2

 Fox 2's Jessica Starr previews the newest addition to the Festival... "A Toast To Michigan" Beer Tent.  Read More

Aug 03rd 2012

The Beer Advocate

 "The Beer Advocate" highlights the Festival's "A Toast To Michigan" tent Read More

Aug 02nd 2012

The Northville Record

 Preview of the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in the Northville Record Read More

Aug 02nd 2012

Detroit Free Press

4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival Featured as One of the "Best of the Best" events for the coming weekend... Read More

Aug 02nd 2012

WDIV TV 4 (clickondetroit.com)

 Preview on the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival on clickondetroit.com Read More

Aug 01st 2012

Metro Parent Magazine

 Preview of the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in the August issue of Metro Parent Magazine. Read More

Jul 30th 2012

A Healthier Michigan

 "A Healthier Michigan" Blog Previews the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival Read More

Jul 30th 2012

Northville Patch

Up & Coming Entrepreneur Runner Up Sammi Yungman of Samsational Jewelry to Donate 10% of Sales from Buy Michigan Now... Read More

Jul 30th 2012

Northville Patch

 The Northville Patch Previews the Exhibitor List for the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival Read More

Jul 26th 2012

Observer & Eccentric

Feature on Crunch Granola. Winner of the 1st Buy Michigan Now "Up & Coming Entrepreneur" contest  Read More

Jul 26th 2012

Observer & Eccentric

 Observer & Eccentric Previews 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Schedule of Events. Read More

Jul 25th 2012

Liberty By Design Blog

 Preview on the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival on the Liberty By Design (presented by Robert R Jones Homes)... Read More

Jul 24th 2012

Fox2

 Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs was in-studio with Fox2 Detroit showcasing some Michigan-made products that will be at this... Read More

Jul 20th 2012

Pure Michigan

 Guest Blog Q& A with Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs about how the campaign & festival aims to revitalize... Read More

Jul 13th 2012

Northville Patch

 Preview in the Northville Patch on the 2012 "We're Cookin' in Michigan" Recipe Contest, hosted by Hiller's Markets and Buy... Read More

Jul 07th 2012

Northville Patch

 Northville Patch preview on Buy Michigan Now "Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest" Runner Up, Sammi Yungman of Samsational Jewelry who... Read More

Jun 05th 2012

Fox2 Detroit

 Northville Festival Promotes Local Businesses Read More

May 31st 2012

Yahoo.com

 Summer Festivals in Southeastern Michigan Read More

May 31st 2012

Observer & Eccentric

 Buy Michigan Now Festival highlighted in article "Summer Festivals offer unique shows, family fun" Read More

May 23rd 2012

Observer & Eccentric

 Northville Community Briefs -- Buy Michigan Now Festival Returns for Fourth Consecutive Year Read More

Apr 12th 2012

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

The 2012 Buy Michigan Now Festival is previewed including how it's different than many other summer fairs and fests. Read More

Feb 10th 2012

WXYZ Channel 7 - Detroit

Anchor Alicia Smith and Lisa Diggs highlight Valentine's Day gift ideas from Michigan.  Companies featured include: Fenn Valley, Black Star... Read More

Jan 26th 2012

The Detroit News

Opportunities are listed to mark Michigan's 175th anniversary of statehood.  They include free admission for the first 175 patrons to... Read More

Jan 25th 2012

MLive

Reporter Ashley Woods touts BMN's efforts to create excitement surrounding Michigan's 175th anniversary of statehood.  The article details the inception... Read More

Jan 25th 2012

Pure Michigan

Lisa Diggs was invited to be a guest blogger for the Pure Michigan campaign and shares insights regarding Michigan's 175th... Read More

Jan 23rd 2012

Michigan Business Network Radio

Michigan in Motion co-hosts Tiffany Dowling and Julie Becker discuss perceptions of the state and Michigan's 175th birthday celebration with BMN... Read More

Jan 12th 2012

The Detroit News

Laura Phelps documents that in celebration of Michigan's 175th anniversary as a state on Jan. 26, Buy Michigan Now is... Read More

Dec 19th 2011

AM 1310 - WDTW

First Shift host Tony Trupiano and BMN founder, Lisa Diggs discuss the impact that each of us can make by buying... Read More

Dec 09th 2011

The Hub

This article on the first-ever Great Lakes Showcase, created by Jason Brown of PublicCityPR, highlights the unique products of artist... Read More

Dec 07th 2011

C & G Newspapers

Reporter Jen Sakey highlights the advantages of buying local during the holidays, and specifically some of the ideas that can... Read More

Nov 16th 2011

USA Today

As part of a Thanksgiving series, USA Today asked food writers around the country to weigh in on local items... Read More

Aug 09th 2011

Patch.com

Article announces that Farmington Hills resident, Joni Pitt's, Peach Crostata took top honors in the We’re Cookin’ in... Read More

Aug 04th 2011

freep.com

Those smitten with the mitten, freep.com’s Digital Host Mike Brookbank previewed the 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival, interviewing founder... Read More

Aug 04th 2011

Northville Record

Buy Michigan Now Festival Puts Focus on the Great Lakes State this weekend in Northville Read More

Aug 04th 2011

Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Free Press selects 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival as an entertainment "Best Bet" for the weekend. Read More

Aug 03rd 2011

The Detroit News

The Detroit News previews this weekend's 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival Read More

Aug 03rd 2011

WXYZ TV 7

WXYZ TV 7 featured a few local businesses - Common Spirit Organics, County Line Gift Shoppe, Simply Suzanne Granola, Urban Ashes,... Read More

Aug 01st 2011

Fox2

Fox2 previews the 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival when they talk to downtown Northvile businesses The Next Chapter Bookstore,... Read More

Jul 31st 2011

The Oakland Press

Third Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival Encourages Oakland County to Think Michigan First. Read More

Jul 28th 2011

Observer & Eccentric

Buying Michigan has taken root and agriculture is thriving Read More

Jul 28th 2011

Observer & Eccentric

Buy Michigan Now Festival Fills Streets of Northville with Michigan Fun, Businesses and Entertainment Read More

Jul 22nd 2011

Examiner

Writer Anna Moore considers the highlights and pitfalls of shopping online versus patronizing brick and mortar stores.  The Buy Michigan... Read More

Jul 22nd 2011

MyFoxDetroit.com

Fox2 Detroit's popular website previews the 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival, to take place August 5-7, 2011. Read More

Jul 21st 2011

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

Article highlights the many local artists appearing at the 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival.  Musicians Shawn Byrwa, Match by... Read More

Jul 16th 2011

Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Free Press' Names & Faces column previews the 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival returning to downtown Northville... Read More

Jul 09th 2011

Journal Newspapers

Journal newspapers preview the 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival to be held August 5-7, 2011. Read More

Jul 05th 2011

WJR Radio

BMN Founder Lisa Diggs guests on The Healthier Michigan Radio Show, hosted by AnnThomas, and presented by Blue Cross & Blue... Read More

Jun 29th 2011

CBS Radio

Matt Roush's Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report describes a new technological feature being added to the Buy Michigan Now... Read More

Jun 16th 2011

Jackson Citizen Patriot

Reporter Chris Gautz reveals the common conflict between satisfying stakeholders and buying, and consequently hiring, locally.  The focus is on recent challenges... Read More

Jun 11th 2011

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

O&E Newspapers announce the impending return of the Buy Michigan Now Festival to downtown Northville.  The event, in its thrid... Read More

May 01st 2011

Macomb Daily

Writer Amanda Lee chronicles the catalyst for the Buy Michigan Now campaign and it's growth since its inception in 2007.  Founder, Lisa... Read More

Apr 21st 2011

Journal Newspapers

Article emphasizes the potential positive economic impact of the return to Northville of the upcoming Buy Michigan Now Festival and the... Read More

Apr 18th 2011

Observer & Eccentric

Article announces the return of the Buy Michigan Now Festival to downtown Northville for the third straight year.  The 3-day... Read More

Apr 06th 2011

C & G Newspapers

Writer Courtney Casey describes a speech by BMN Founder, Lisa Diggs, from the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s... Read More

Mar 25th 2011

Macomb Daily

Staff writer Maryanne Kocis MacLeod shares observations of a speech given by BMN Founder Lisa Diggs at a Sterling Heights... Read More

Jan 02nd 2011

Crain's Detroit Business

Reporter Marti Benedetti explores the positive economic impact of buy local campaigns like Buy Michigan Now.  Guardian Alarm, The Wine... Read More

Dec 13th 2010

M Live

Article details a wide variety of beer-related holiday gift ideas including Riveted Founders Bottle Cap Bracelet ($60-$70) by Christine’s Beadworks... Read More

Dec 10th 2010

Patch Grosse Pointe

Author Karen Dybis provides dozens of ways for residents to help boost the economy over the holidays by shopping locally. ... Read More

Dec 09th 2010

Crain's Detroit Business

Reporter Marti Benedetti explores the growing interest in, and economic impact of campaigns like Buy Michigan now.  The article features... Read More

Dec 02nd 2010

Brand Channel

Brand Channel explores the economic impact of the Buy Michigan Now campaign.  Hudsonville Ice Cream and Kelly’s Karamels are mentioned... Read More

Nov 09th 2010

CBS Detroit

Story details a coalition of statewide groups including BMN that is issuing a "ShopMIDowntown Holiday Challenge" to all Michigan residents. The "ShopMIDowntown Holiday Challenge"... Read More

Nov 05th 2010

Midland News

Holly Setter details a presentation by Buy Michigan Now Founder, Lisa Diggs, at a Wakeup Midland Chamber of Commerce meeting. ... Read More

Nov 05th 2010

M Live

BMN Founder Lisa Diggs addressed Midland Chamber of Commerce members at their popular Wake-up Midland.  The article includes quotes from... Read More

Aug 13th 2010

Glamorousmoms.com

This article focuses on the designs of Michigan fashion creator, Katerina Bocci, as demonstrated at the 2nd Annual Buy Michigan... Read More

Aug 13th 2010

Glamourous Moms

Article details how Michigan dress designer, Katerina Bocci, stole the hearts of many with her glamorous designs at the Buy... Read More

Aug 09th 2010

Mixx.com

Article details the very talented Cynthia LaMaide, who showed her whimsical designs on the runway during Style Sunday at the Buy Michigan... Read More

Aug 07th 2010

AmericaJR

An online digital album of photos from the 2010 Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville. Read More

Aug 06th 2010

Fox2 Detroit

A preview of attractions to be found at the 2nd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville. Read More

Aug 06th 2010

Yahoo News

Video of Channel 7 segment of Michigan products featuring anchor Alicia Smith and Buy Michigan Now founder Lisa Diggs.  Products... Read More

Aug 05th 2010

Hometownlife.com

Writer Pam Fleming profiles Commerce Township resident Dawn Bause, who teaches people how to cook in their homes and schedules... Read More

Aug 03rd 2010

AnnArbor.com

This Style Sunday article focuses on the generous contributions of Indigo Salon, Spa and Boutique to the special events of... Read More

Aug 02nd 2010

WDIV Channel 4 - Detroit

Online preview of the 2nd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival slated for August 6-8, 2010. Read More

Aug 02nd 2010

The Detroit News

Article previews the Buy Michigan Now Festival coming up in downtown Northville, August 6-8, 2010. Read More

Aug 01st 2010

Examiner.com

Detroit Fashion Examiner, Shannon Lazovski gives a preview to the Style Sunday events happening at the Buy Michigan Now Festival. Read More

Jul 25th 2010

Detroit Free Press

Susan Selasky, Free Press Test Kitchen Director, writes about the upcoming We're Cookin' in Michigan recipe contest sponsored by Hiller's Markets.   Read More

Jul 23rd 2010

Oakland Press

Article previews the "We're Cookin' in Michigan Recipe Contest."  Hiller's Markets and the Buy Michigan Now campaign, which is holding its... Read More

Nov 13th 2009

WSGW - Saginaw

Art Lewis talks with BMN Founder Lisa Diggs about the inception of the Buy Michigan Now campaign and her upcoming... Read More

Oct 28th 2009

AM Lansing 1320 - WILS

Walt Sorg and Lisa Diggs talk about a student-organized drive to encourage people to take the Buy Michigan Now pledge. ... Read More

Sep 06th 2009

Crain's Detroit Business

BMN founder, Lisa Diggs, is profiled as one of the publication's 2009 "Women to Watch" for her efforts to launch... Read More

Sep 04th 2009

WJR-Greening of the Great Lakes

Host Kirk Heinze engages Lisa Diggs on a discussion about how the statewide buying local movement can positively affect Michigan,... Read More

Aug 02nd 2009

WJR

Come to the Table host Steve Stewart and BMN founder Lisa Diggs engage in a chat about the impact of... Read More

Aug 01st 2009

1290 AM Ann Arbor

Lucy Lance and Lisa Diggs discuss the reaction to and impact of buy local movements, and specifically address the weekend happenings... Read More

Jul 30th 2009

WXYZ Channel 7 Action News

A preview of upcoming weekend events at the Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville. Read More

Jul 28th 2009

FOX 2 News

Jackie Paige broadcasts live from the Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville and features Billy Bones BBQ and children... Read More

Jul 28th 2009

WLNZ & LCC-TV

Dianna Stampfler of Promote Michigan speaks about the introduction of Buy Michigan Week as a statewide initiative including the Buy... Read More

Jul 28th 2009

The Paul W. Smith Show-WJR

Governor Granholm declared "I really love that Buy Michigan Now website" in an interview with guest host Steve Courtney.  The... Read More

Jul 27th 2009

WJR AM

Steve Courtney fills in on the Frank Beckman show and asks Lisa Diggs to talk about what Buy Michigan Week... Read More

Jul 27th 2009

WDIV TV 4

A preview of what to expect at the first-ever Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville. Read More

Jul 27th 2009

FOX2 News

Coverage of the Buy Michigan Now opening ceremony, which featured a presentation of Presidential Service Awards and comments from Operation... Read More

Jul 27th 2009

The Detroit News

A preview of the Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville describes what visitors to the event can expect to... Read More

Jul 27th 2009

WWJ AM 950

Lisa Diggs shares her thoughts on the opening day of the Buy Michigan Now Festival in Northville, and what comes... Read More

Jul 27th 2009

Argus Press

Staff writer, Michael Peterson, details the impetus behind the Buy Michigan Now movement and the benefits of buying locally.  Story includes comments from Shiawassee... Read More

Jul 27th 2009

Alpena News

Kellogg, Faygo, Jiffy Mix, and Better Made are all highlighted in Crystal Nelson's article on the launch of Buy Michigan... Read More

Jul 26th 2009

The Oakland Press

Prompted by the Buy Michigan Week initiative, reporter Stephanie Steinberg explores the positive impact buying local foods, especially locally grown... Read More

Jul 26th 2009

WWJ AM

The upcoming Buy Michigan Now festival was featured, with particular attention paid to the upcoming participation of DTE Energy, Ann... Read More

Jul 26th 2009

WWJ AM 950

Lori Ward of the Northville Downtown Development Authority answers questions about the city's role in hosting a Buy Michigan Now... Read More

Jul 26th 2009

WRIF

Host Adam Helfman continues the conversation with BMN founder Lisa Diggs about Buy Michigan Week, the festival, and locally produced... Read More

Jul 26th 2009

Financial Crisis Talk Center - WDFN 1130

Ken Gross and Lisa Diggs talk about whether or not buying local can make a positive impact on our economy,... Read More

Jul 25th 2009

Michigan Talk Network

Chris Holman speaks with BMN Founder Lisa Diggs about the first-ever Buy Michigan Week proclaimed by Governor Granholm, and the... Read More

Jul 25th 2009

WMGC

Hire It Done host Adam Helfman shares his excitement about the upcoming Buy Michigan Now Festival with Lisa Diggs.  Helfman... Read More

Jul 24th 2009

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

The Observer & Eccentric newspapers created a 32-page insert designed as a compliment/guide to the Buy Michigan Now Festival and... Read More

Jul 23rd 2009

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

A 12-page insert on the Buy Michigan Now Festival was included for distribution with all papers.  3,000 individual copies of... Read More

Jul 21st 2009

FOX2 News

As a prelude to the Buy Michigan Now Festival, entrepreneur Carolyn Simon of the Red Pepper Deli in Northville, prepares... Read More

Jul 17th 2009

Frank Beckman Show - WJR

Lively discussion with BMN founder Lisa Diggs regarding the upcoming Buy Michigan Week, and ways that consumers can make sure... Read More

Jul 10th 2009

Michigan Talk Network

Host Michael Patrick Shiels spoke with BMN founder, Lisa Diggs about the campaign's origins, the Grocery Guide, pledge, Michigan Blue Pages,... Read More

Jul 10th 2009

AM Lansing 1320 WILS

Host Walt Sorg engaged in a lively discussion about local products, Michigan-based companies, and the upcoming Buy Michigan Week with... Read More

Jul 01st 2009

The Paul W. Smith Show - WJR

Introduced to the campaign by UAW president, Ron Gettelfinger, Paul W. Smith talks to founder Lisa Diggs about the origins... Read More

Jul 01st 2009

Women's Lifestyle Magazine

Inspired by the Buy Michigan Now Festival, the magazine dedicated six full pages to the event, the host city of... Read More

Jul 01st 2009

Woods-n-Water News

Randy Jorgensen, publisher of this popular outdoor publication, issued a commentary introducing his readers to the Buy Michigan Now campaign... Read More

Jun 28th 2009

Detroit Free Press - Carol Cain

In a column entitled "Buy Local Movement Gathers Clout", popular Detroit Free Press Columnist, and Michigan Matters host ,Carol Cain,... Read More

Jun 21st 2009

Journal Newspapers

Editor Scott Spielman provides backgroud information on the Buy Michigan Now campaign and upcoming related events in Northville and Canton. ... Read More

May 19th 2009

Voices of Detroit podcast

Co-hosts Larry Henry and David Benjamin facilitate a lively discussion with BMN Founder, Lisa Diggs, and writer/food critic, David Moss. ... Read More

May 03rd 2009

WDTK AM1400's Inspire Michigan

Joe Gough, host of "Inspire Michigan" was joined in studio by Lisa Diggs for an uplifting conversation about what each... Read More

Apr 09th 2009

Town Hall Mtg-Northville Record

State Representative Marc Corriveau invited BMN founder, Lisa Diggs, to join him at a Town Hall meeting in Northville on... Read More

Jan 28th 2009

Blog Talk Radio interview

Best selling author, and Michigan native, Lisa Mininni interviews BMN founder Lisa Diggs about the events that lead to the... Read More

Dec 21st 2008

C & G Newspapers

Writer Jennifer McDonald speaks with Buy Michigan Now fan, Michele Maitlen about her commitment to the campaign and buying from... Read More

Dec 20th 2008

Fox 2 News - Detroit

Charles Pugh and Lisa Diggs present great Michigan holiday gift ideas.  Products featured include: a Coffee Beanery sampler , Al Dente... Read More

Dec 08th 2008

Dick Purtan - WOMC

Detroit radio legend, Dick Purtan, introduced his audience to Buy Michigan Now and talked about the Michigan Grocery Guide and the... Read More

Dec 07th 2008

Observer & Eccentric: Hometownlife

Writer Linda Chomin visits BMN Founder Lisa Diggs in her home to talk about using Michigan groceries when preparing holiday... Read More

Nov 30th 2008

WDTK: The Rick Bloom Show

Veteran radio personality and financial expert, Rick Bloom, invited Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs, back to discuss the Michigan Grocery... Read More

Nov 26th 2008

MLive.com

The Michigan News section of MLive.com features an article entitled "Online grocery guide lists Michigan brands".  These western Michigan companies... Read More

Nov 24th 2008

WXYZ Detroit

Channel 7 viewers can visit wxyz.com for a description of the Buy Michigan Now campaign and an introduction to the... Read More

Nov 24th 2008

WWJ Newsradio 950

The top story in Matt Roush's daily Great Lakes IT Report, otherwise known as GLITR, features the launch of the... Read More

Nov 24th 2008

Crain's DetroitMakeItHere.com

Www.detroitmakeithere.com is a new site, sponsored by Crain's Detroit Business.  The site focuses attention on the wealth of creative talent in... Read More

Oct 12th 2008

Crain's Detroit Business

Reporters Daniel Duggan and Nancy Kaffer explore the impact that businesses buying from other local businesses can make on our... Read More

Jul 17th 2008

Metromode.com

Metromode.com, an online magazine dedicated to job growth and development in Southeastern Michigan, features BMN in its Innovation & Job... Read More

Jul 10th 2008

WWJ Great Lakes IT Report

Matt Roush announces the launch of the new and improved www.BuyMichiganNow.com including new features like Michigan Blue Pages, Mich to... Read More

Jul 01st 2008

The Flint Journal

Editor Tony Dearing challenges readers to think about the value in making conscientious choices to support Michigan businesses when buying... Read More

Jun 16th 2008

The Flint Journal

Columnist and food writer, Ron Krueger, encourages readers to support Michigan's valuable agricultural industry.  He highlights BMN as a resource... Read More

Jun 11th 2008

WMGC and WOMC Radio Commercials Courtesy of Office Star

Valued friend and sponsor of BMN, Office Star, created a commercial to support "Thinking Michigan First".  The ad features President, Greg... Read More

May 17th 2008

The Flint Journal

Reporter Melissa Burden explores the sales opportunities gained by using www.buymichigannow.com and other Michigan-related branding and marketing strategies to appeal to purchaseers who... Read More

Apr 03rd 2008

The Grand Rapids Press

Inspired by her entrepreneurial mother's passion for the Buy Michigan Now campaign, writer Tricia Woolfenden encourages readers of her popular... Read More

Mar 10th 2008

106.7 WSRT Traverse City: Mary in the Morning

Morning show personalities, Mary Rogers and Lori Cole, asked Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs to join them for a... Read More

Mar 01st 2008

Cover Story: Michigan Retailer

Michigan Retailer, the official publication of the Michigan Retailers Association, featured Buy Michigan Now as the cover story of its... Read More

Dec 23rd 2007

WDTK: The Rick Bloom Show

Veteran radio personality and financial expert, Rick Bloom, and Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs, discussed the economic challenges facing... Read More

Dec 17th 2007

WXYZ Action News Midday

Detroit's Channel 7, WXYZ, invited Buy Michigan Now founder Lisa Diggs to join the Action News Midday team to feature... Read More

Dec 16th 2007

Detroit Free Press: Five Questions

Buy Michigan now founder, Lisa Diggs was the subject of a popular Detroit Free Press feature entitled "5 Questions With..." ... Read More

Dec 10th 2007

Governor Granholm's Radio Address

In her weekly radio address/podcast entitled Make It a Michigan Holiday, Governor Jennifer Granholm encourages listeners to enhance their holiday... Read More

Dec 07th 2007

The Michigan Daily

University of Michigan journalist, Michael Coulter links the Buy Michigan Now campaign with a university project in the School of... Read More

Dec 02nd 2007

WJBK Fox2 News Detroit

WJBK Fox 2 News reporter, Jason Carr, paid a visit to BMN founder, Lisa Diggs in her home to discuss... Read More

Dec 02nd 2007

The Oakland Press

Writer, Ashley Woods poses the question, "What do Topor's pickles, Better Made potato chips and apple butter have in common? ... Read More

Dec 01st 2007

Denise Ilitch Commentary on

Detroit area business and community leader, Denise Ilitch chose the Buy Michigan Now campaign as the subjec t of her... Read More