MLIVE - Populace Coffee opens new downtown Bay City cafe

October 5, 2017

Nathan Shaver hand-built his family’s 10-person dining room table. His wife’s family is spread across the state and their home is the midpoint. He said he wanted to create a space where the family can unite to celebrate food, each other and community.

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MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources - Crafting Our Table

July 31, 2017

Nathan Shaver hand-built his family’s 10-person dining room table. His wife’s family is spread across the state and their home is the midpoint. He said he wanted to create a space where the family can unite to celebrate food, each other and community.

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Daily Coffee News - By Roast Magazine

June 30, 2017

The Lansing, Mich., multiroaster Strange Matter Coffee Co. today officially becomes a multi-location company, opening the doors to a second coffee shop while planning a major relocation of its first...

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The State News - Strange Matter Coffee entertains regulars

November 6, 2016

Walking into Strange Matter Coffee Co., a wholesome vibe paired with soft alternative rock playing overhead embodies the tan foam designs in their coffee. 

Strange Matter Coffee Co. is located on 2001 E. Michigan Ave. in Lansing. The urban coffee shop was started by owner Cara Nader, who received help from a Kickstater campaign and many others to make her coffee shop come to life.

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MSU Today - MSU PROGRAM TURNS DOWNED TREES INTO FURNITURE, WORKS OF ART

August 10, 2016

When a storm packing winds of more than 60 miles per hour blew through the Michigan State University campus earlier this summer, 21 mature trees, some estimated to be more than 100 years old, were lost in the blow.

But instead of ending up a pile of wood chips or, even worse, in a landfill, the wood will someday be turned into tables, chairs and works of art. 

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Benjamin David Photography - NEW STUDIO & OFFICE SPACE

September 12, 2014

I have super exciting news! I have a new studio & office space! It’s called Create. It’s a space to create, learn, and grow. Create means to bring something into existence. I’m so passionate about creating. Not only for myself, but teaching and helping others to create. Besides being my office, and studio space, I’ll be teaching photography classes, and guitar lessons here. I’ll be sharing more information about classes, and lessons soon, but for now, check out my new space!

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ILLINOIS WOOD UTILIZATION TEAM - URBAN WOOD SHOWCASE

January 20, 2014

Form meets function with these inspirational furniture projects crafted from community trees and featured in the Urban Wood Products Showcase, a popular component of the March 18 Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle Conference at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL. The event was organized by the Illinois Wood Utilization Team.

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