CategoriesA Letter from Mike

Great People…

Dear friends, A long time ago, in a backcountryGreenwich house not so far, far away… Mike’s Organic was born. Driving to farms, delivering tohomes, waking up every dayat 430am to pack vegetables. And it was just me. I loved what I did and wasexcited for what I wasbuilding, but it was lonely. There was no […]

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Believe…

Dear friends, By now you’ve probably seen it…. A shell of a building, stark and naked,standing at 600 E Putnam Ave. After a long road, work has begunon the future Mike’s Organic store. Construction can be a roller coaster ride. Every day I drive past the locationon my way home from work and pullin to […]

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The Proudest Firefly

Dear friends, If you told me a year ago that thislittle boy would be on stage performing,I wouldn’t have believed it. In the past, Nathan, our 5-year-old,had felt anxious being in largecrowds or noisy surroundings. Many times we would entera large room and he would bestanding in the back, hugging my leg. Yet there he […]

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A Mystic Creation

Dear friends, What was the last truly great mealyou’ve had over the last year? You know the one…it immediately springsto mind when you ponder this question. It really makes you marvel at someoneelse’s craft, how they create what they do. Recently I was invited to a fabulous eventat The Oyster Club. A dinner highlightinga mysterious […]

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Meeting Mark Bittman

Dear friends, Yesterday I met someone famous…someone I discovered years ago whochanged my whole outlook on food. Mark Bittman. Discovery is the vessel that ferriesus to all types of places,experiences, people and more. And often our greatest discoveriesstart in unexpected ways. This particular one beganwith a call from Greenwich Library. Immediately I racked my brain […]

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A Salami Surprise

Dear friends, How can a Soppressata make your day? Let me tell you. Yesterday was a grind. No pun. You know when you have one of those days? Back to back, one thing to the next,barely have time to breathe. Sitting at my desk, poring over emails,one of my team memberspoked her nose into the […]

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Birthday Blues

Dear friends, “Happy Birthday” I found myself reflecting uponthose words this past Monday. The day broke cold, blustery and dreary. Mondays can be tough in general. And in actuality this particularMonday should have been different. But a feeling consumed me andI couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Thinking I could just snap myself outof […]

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Athlete’s Adjust

Dear friends, “I might pass out.” I thought to myself as weclimbed higher and higher,until we touched the clouds. On the first day of our tripwe found ourselves in agondola, ascending towards thesummit of a 14,000 ft mountain. My head swirled as the door opened,not just from the thin air, or thecold I was coming […]