September 5, 2023

Michigan Oktoberfest: 4 Ways to Celebrate!

You don’t have to head to Bavaria for great brews and brats. Stay local and live large this Oktoberfest season! 

August 18, 2023

Manoomin in Michigan

Manoomin is the reason humans first came to Michigan. Learn more about this ultimate heritage food with Roger LaBine of the Lac Vieux Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

August 11, 2023

Immerse Yourself in Local Food Culture at the Market at the Saugatuck Center For the Arts

Connect with Michigan food makers and artists at the same time at the Market at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts!

August 5, 2023

Murals at Mealtimes: Art and Food in Jackson

Explore poke bowls, wood-fired pizza, craft beer, and 75 Bright Murals in Jackson, Michigan.

July 31, 2023

Summer Eats with a View

These restaurants offer up more than local food with gorgeous views of Michigan farms, lake shores, and more!

July 6, 2023

Expand Your Palate with Grand Rapids’ Flights of Flavor

Head to Grand Rapids for tasting flights across the city, as well as a chance to win local merchandise!

July 3, 2023

Show Off Your Local Swag!

Shop local — and wear local, too! Check out our suggestions for great tote bags and other merchandise from small local businesses in Michigan.

June 20, 2023

Connecting Western U.P. Students with Local Food

Farm to School (F2S) isn’t a new concept but has gained significant traction in recent years. In fact, the 2023 Farm Bill includes specific policy priorities which include…

June 14, 2023

Seasonal Placemat: Summer Veggies in Michigan

Grab your crayons, navigate a sunhat maze, search for words, beat someone at tic tac toe, and fill Michigan fruits and vegetables with colors of all kind! If…

June 9, 2023

A Local’s Local Food Week in Traverse City 

See how a member of our staff eats local all week long – including attending the Fresh Coast Quarterly Club with Michigan’s Creative Coast.