Spring Watchlist: Strawberries, Rhubarb, Asparagus
Farmers across Michigan talk about their first Spring and early Summer harvests, from rhubarb to asparagus, and strawberries.
Explore Michigan’s Mission-Driven Businesses
Michigan is home to a wide array of innovative entrepreneurs and thoughtful organizations. Get to know them here!
Crop Spot: Beans
Do you eat Michigan local beans? Find out why to eat and grow beans, and learn how with our recipe for a Bean Party with Smoked Whitefish!
Know Your Farmer: Superior Mycology
Superior Mycology started with Amy Bachhuber and Rohn Sorensen’s love of mushrooms – and eating them year round! Use their recipe for Oyster Mushroom Stew with your local finds.
Perspectives on Northern Michigan Cheesemaking
Have you bought cheese from Northern Michigan? Learn about four cheesemakers and their businesses, favorite style of cheese, and more!
The Spirit of the Season: Our 8 Favorite Holiday Beverages
We’re toasting to Michigan-made spirits, mixers and more when it comes to holiday drinks! Find our suggestions for adding local to your drink menu.
A Day in the Life of a Turkey Farmer
Learn how Rick Duerksen, a Northern Michigan turkey farmer, works year-round to get birds to tables in time for Thanksgiving.
Crop Spot: Chicories
Our rundown of bitter greens, or chicories, includes a recipe for Roasted Radicchio with Maple Cranberry Reduction.
Día de Los Muertos in Southwest Detroit
What is Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and how is it celebrated in Detroit? Learn about how to connect to this holiday!
Local Upgrades for Your Packed Lunch
Michigan makers make it easy to pack local for lunch! Find our favorites, from cookies to hand pies.