Groundcover News vendors celebrated International Vendor Week along with many other street newspapers around the world (more info:  To help celebrate vendor week, vendors were joined on the streets by Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje and Michigan Basketball Star Jordan Morgan.  Additionally, many of the members of the UM Groundcover Student Group joined Groundcover Vendors throughout the week. See videos below.

Local Media Coverage:

Link to Michigan Daily Article by Groundcover News Contributor and Advisory Board Member Harleen Kaur

Link to MLive Article by Kellie Woodhouse about the Vendor Appreciation Week Events (with Photos!)

A very special thanks to all the guest vendors, and an extra special thanks to all of the wonderful, dedicated Groundcover Vendors who brave the elements every day to spread the word about Groundcover.



Jordan Morgan and Groundcover Vendor #170 Fred A. selling Groundcover on State St.


Groundcover Vendor #157 Paula A. joined by UM Hoops Captain Jordan Morgan on Main St in Ann Arbor


Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje with Groundcover Vendor #103 Joe W.

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