We are proud to officially announce that Luv Michael Granola can now be found in 11 Starbucks throughout Long Island. Please visit https://luvmichael.com/find-us/ to view more information and directions.
April marks Autism Awareness Month. And as NY1’s Shannan Ferry explains, one Queens business is on a mission to help others find the ability in disability. Michael Kessaris spends many mornings perfecting and packaging bags of granola at his test kitchen where he’s known as “Chief Granologist.” But finding a job didn’t come easily for the 18-year-old. Michael has autism and was turned down from culinary school because he doesn’t have a high school diploma.
“Autism as a disability has the highest rate of unemployment, it’s 90%,” said Dr. Lisa Liberatore, Michael’s Mom.
We'd like to thank our staff, volunteers, customers and of course the rowers for supporting us and our mission at the 2016 Row for Autism Regatta. Unfortunately, due to high winds the rowers, including our own Michael weren't able to race.…
Yesterday was a huge day for Luv Michael. We were invited by the NBA to share our organic, gluten-free and nut-free granola at the NBA corporate headquarters in NYC. We were shown an overwhelming amount of support and generosity from…
Luv Michael had a great time introducing our story at the NYU Heart Share event.
Check out a recent article written covering Luv Michael’s humble beginnings and how Luv Michael is continuing to fulfill it’s mission of providing meaningful jobs for the Autistic population.
Michael’s new line of gluten-free and nut-free granola is taking its first delicious bite out of the fast-growing natural foods niche with distribution in the fifteen Manhattan locations of Fresh & Co. stores.