Everything Borrowed #34: Paul Vander Heide of Vander Mill

Paul Vander Heide launched Vander Mill in 2006 with his wife Amanda. The vision wasn’t elaborate: a small-town cider mill where people can feel at home. What started as a small and locally distributed product, quickly gained a strong customer base and expanded into a regional brand. One of the biggest advocates and pioneers of […]

Everything Borrowed #32: Lomas Brown

Former Detroit Lion Pro-Bowler and Super Bowl Champion, Lomas Brown, sat down with Andrew Paul Blake to talk about his NFL experience and life post-football. He touched on his current role as Chief Business Development and Diversity Officer for Team 84 LLC, a company owned by his former teammate and friend, Herman Moore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj0X5DLn-ic

Everything Borrowed #31: Chef Lloyd Roberts

With only three years under his belt as a Michigander, Chef Lloyd Roberts has wasted no time making his mark on the metro Detroit culinary scene. Trained under world-renowned French chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Chef Roberts helmed the kitchen at Nobu before his current stint as Executive Chef of Adachi and Zao Jun. Andrew Blake sat […]

Everything Borrowed #30: Bob McClure – McClure’s Pickles

On this week’s episode of Everything Borrowed, Andrew Blake chats with Bob McClure, co-owner of McClure’s Pickles. By sharing their Great-Grandma Lala’s recipe with pickle fans around the world, McClure’s revolutionized the pickle business. Watch as these two entrepreneurs talk the ins and outs of the craft food scene. Watch now on YouTube or listen […]

Everything Borrowed S2 #1 Brian Bennett – Carhartt, Fit for the Future

Brian Bennett, the Creative Director of Carhartt, joins me as the first episode of Season Two. Brian and I talk about the journey that led him to Carhartt, how he and the company think about staying true to their customers as well as their heritage. This was one of the more stimulating conversations I have […]