Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources
Local DE&I Resources, Opportunities, and News
Fermenta - A Women's Craft Collective
Fermenta welcomes women involved in all fermented beverage and food industries to join. The organization is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit and directs funds to educational seminars and continuing education scholarships for its members. A percentage of membership dues and event proceeds are also directed into that fund.
Michigan Wine Collaborative Inclusion and Expansion Committee
The Michigan Wine Collaborative’s Inclusion & Expansion Committee is working to provide representation and advocacy for underserved people in the Michigan wine industry in order to increase inclusion and expansion in our industry.
Women in the Michigan Workforce Report
This report examines key information on the role of women in the workforce, addressing both recent challenges they have faced considering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the longer-term gender disparities in the Michigan economy and labor market.
Michigan Brewers Guild Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
In August 2020 the Michigan Brewers Guild established a Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee. This web page has been created for the Committee to share information and resources with MBG membership and will be updated as content is created.
Beer School at Guardian
Guardian Brewing Company offers Certified Cicerone led beer classes, open to the public (21+ only) each month. For more information, check out our Facebook event page.
Guardian Brewing Company is Michigan’s first 100% LGBTQ+ and women-owned craft brewery, located in Saugatuck, offering an eclectic menu of draft beers, hard cider, classic cocktails, wine, and NA options.
Beer the Change
Annual Sustainability Report from Brewery Vivant includes information about the company’s DEIJA strategy update, partner beers, high to low pay ratios, and sustainability statistics.
Amplifying Diversity in Michigan's Craft Beverage Industry
Michigan Wine Collaborative Announces the DREAM Project Wine Release
Meet Barb Baker, the Siren of Stout
Visit Michigan's first Black female owned winery in Kalamazoo
Women in Wine Q&A
6 Women Elevating the Michigan Wine Scene
Black Fire Winery is Lenawee County gem that also makes craft beer, cider
National Craft Beverage DE&I Resources
Crafted For All - Inclusion| Equity| Justice
Crafted for All is a professional development platform that fosters inclusive, equitable, and just spaces and experiences in the craft beverage sector.
American Cider Association - Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusion Resources
Our thanks to the American Cider Association for compiling many of the articles in the list below.
Brewers Association, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resource Hub
National Craft Beverage DE&I Articles
5 Ways to Reduce Gender Inequality at Work
How to Leverage Diversity Committees and Employee Resource Groups to Achieve Business Outcomes
How to Write a More Equitable Job Post
'Black is Beautiful' By Black Brewer Helps Pour Money Into Social Justice Reform
The Ratmagnet Effect: What We Learned and What Was Left Unsaid
The Craft Beer and Brewing Industry Is Reckoning With Sexual Harassment
Black Wine Experts On Diversity, Representation And Inclusion Within The Industry
What Racism Looks Like Inside a Napa Valley Tasting Room
Brewing in America: The nation's craft beer industry has a diversity problem but it's trying to fix it
It's Time to Decolonize Wine
How We Use Beer to Celebrate and Promote Latino Culture
The Time Is Now, Part One -- Understanding the Origins of Beer's Inequity
The Time Is Now, Part Two -- Why Beer's Culture and Workplace Practices Must Change
The Time Is Now, Part Three -- Why Inclusion, Equity, and Justice Could Determine Whether Breweries Flourish or Fail
An Apple Commons
How resistance overcame hate in Hood River
How Racism Has Shaped the American Farming Landscape
Whose Heritage? American Cider in Black and White
Reflections on ACA's Equity & Inclusion Training with Board Member Brooke Glover
Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Are Key to The American Wine Industry's Future
Black-Owned Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries
No More Masters
Workplace Diversity Goes Far Past Hiring. How Leaders Can Support Employees Of Color
Chinese Laborers Built Sonoma's Wineries. Racist Neighbors Drove Them Out
George and Ursula Granger: The Erasure of Enslaved Black Cidermakers
Here's what a good LGBTQ ally looks like
Do you have a Michigan-based, craft beverage related DE&I resource, opportunity, event, or news article to recommend for this page? Please email Mdard-Craftbev@Michigan.gov.