Click for Ann Arbor, Michigan Forecast
Friday May 26, 2017
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

From Farm to Market

 

continued

At the end of June, Trinh Pifer sold the Garden Mill on Main St. to Manchester resident Jennifer Fairfield. Fairfield says she's been a gardener and birder for most of her life and that after twenty-five years in human resources, she was "very ready to do something that had meaning to me." She says she chose Chelsea because it "is such a vibrant community and the downtown merchants are so active--it's a great place for a business."

The store offers both practical and whimsical supplies for garden and nature enthusiasts--from tools and pots to sculptures and birdhouses. Fairfield plans to keep Pifer's inventory and expand the birding supplies, as well as focus even more on children's gardening. "Getting kids into the garden is a real passion of mine," she says. "When kids grow the broccoli they're more likely to eat it!"

The Garden Mill, 110 S. Main St., 475-3539, Tues.-Wed. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. Noon-6 p.m. www.thegardenmill.com

---

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 l 2 l 3 l 4 l 5 l 6  ·  next page
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News

You might also like:

Housing Intro in Chelsea
Comedy, Storytelling, & Performance Art
Pizza Restaurants
Crime Map
A clickable, zoomable map
Police Today, Gone Tomorrow
"Almost half the department can leave in the next five years."
James Leonard
Restaurants with prices Over $30
A clickable zoomable map
Elizabeth Kostova
Falling off the bridge
Keith Taylor
Nightspots: Ravens Club
Photo: Tulips
Last Impression
Saying goodbye to a business rooted in seeds
Teena Weaver Gordon
Grillin' 2017 June 11th, 3-8pm - Ann Arbor MI
The Brain Injury Association of Michigan
spark ann arbor