Mind Body & Spirits receives ‘green’ honors

By Annie Stodola

Mind Body & Spirits of Rochester was named one of Michigan’s Green Leaders  by the Detroit Free Press on March 21. The restaurant was among the top 16 individuals, businesses and community groups to make the list.

The all-organic restaurant offers a solar-powered energy environment along with a greenhouse on its first floor. Everything down to the soda straws are made out of organic or recycled material.

Mind Body & Spirits was selected from a list of 350 nominees.

The restaurant and all of the other leaders will be honored on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, April 22 during an awards program on Belle Isle.

Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford will be the keynote speaker. The leaders and guests will enjoy a breakfast while being recognized for their innovative practices that are on the way or bringing new jobs to Michigan.