Debbie Dooley is a right-wing grandmother, a founding member of the national Tea Party and a leader of the Atlanta Tea Party. She is also an outspoken proponent of distributed solar generation and other forms of renewable distributed energy.
Michigan-grown barley is slowly making a comeback thanks to the state’s burgeoning craft beer industry. “The number of breweries is growing, the amount of beer they are producing is growing and the amount of barley they use is proportional to that,” said Scott Graham, executive director of the Michigan Brewers Guild. “There is interest for it in Michigan and I’ve been working to encourage the reemergence of that as a viable business. There has not been much barley production in Michigan since the mid-eighties.”
To be used in beer, barley, a grain, must first be malted, a process that sprouts and dries the grain seed.
This Lake Erie home is a spectacular attempt at tying architecture into a Great Lakes shoreline environment.
Current State speaks with the executive director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, Rob Mies.