April 3, 2024

Cultivating Community in Michigan: The 2024 Agritourism Summit

Mark your calendars for the Agritourism Summit in Michigan on May 8 in Traverse City!

March 4, 2024

Pi(e) Day in Michigan: A Q&A with 3 Local Pie Professionals

3.1415926… how many digits of pi can you remember? And why is there a day dedicated to it? You can thank Larry Shaw, a physicist who decided math…

September 29, 2023

Am I Ready to Wholesale? A Guide for Specialty Crop Farmers 

Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) recently launched a comprehensive guide for farmers seeking to enter the wholesale domain. Check it out!

September 16, 2023

Gotta Eat ‘Em All: Winter Squash Bingo

Check out some quick preparation tips for Michigan winter squash and play along with our Winter Squash Bingo Card!

September 4, 2023

Kitchen to Consumer: Michigan Cottage Food Law

Discover the ins and outs of Cottage Food Law in Michigan – a great read for producers and consumers!

August 2, 2023

Michigan Mushrooms: Foraging with Gabrielle Cerberville

Curious about the world of Michigan mushrooms but not quite sure where to begin? We had the opportunity to glean some insight into the fascinating world of fungi…

July 17, 2023

What’s in a Michigan Beer?

It’s easy to get ‘all hopped up’ on Michigan beer – but what are some of the main ingredients in your favorite ales? Like all beer, Michigan classic…

July 5, 2023

Hoppy July! It’s Craft Beer Month in Michigan

Summer in Michigan is the ideal time to visit a new brewery or return to an old favorite; no matter where you go in Michigan, there’s bound to…

July 1, 2023

Crop Spot: Michigan Thimbleberries, Raspberries, and Blackberries

Bring on the summer fruit! It’s berry season in Michigan and there’s plenty to nibble on throughout the state whether you source it from your backyard, favorite roadside…

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…