Local Detroit Business Named a Martha Stewart American Made Award Winner

Local Detroit Business Named a Martha Stewart American Made Award Winner

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Detroit Dirt, a local business in the Detroit area has been selected by Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as one of this year’s 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Winners in the Food category!

Detroit Dirt, along with the 9 other winners were chosen from 3,259 nominees representing all 50 states, and will be celebrated at the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Summit on November 7 and 8—a networking event and creative maker lecture series with industry leaders and innovators held at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia’s headquarters in New York City. Tickets for the event can be purchased through the American Made website.


In addition to being celebrated at the Summit, the accomplished winners will each be awarded:

  • A cash prize of $10,000
  • A trip for two to New York City for the event
  • A feature on MarthaStewart.com
  • Marketing and public relations to help move their businesses forward
  • Inclusion in a roundup of the judge-selected winners in the December issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine

Food: Detroit Dirt, Pashon Murray – Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Dirt turns the city’s organic waste (food scraps from local restaurants, garden debris, and even manure from the Detroit Zoo) into nutrient-rich compost. Founder Pashon Murray champions sustainable agriculture and works with businesses and gardens to help Detroit on its way to becoming one of the greenest cities in America.

Lindsey Jenn

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