July 21, 2023

Melon Season in Michigan

Learn about Michigan melons, from field to cutting board (and even what to do with the leftover rinds.)

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…

May 25, 2023

Crop Spot: Michigan Garlic Scapes & Green Garlic

Did you know that garlic comes in many forms? Here’s how to use (or grow) green garlic and garlic scapes from Michigan farmers!

May 12, 2023

Crop Spot: Edible Flowers

Learn more about the prettiest garnish on the plate: edible flowers! This guide includes easy drying tips and more

April 7, 2023

Michigan Smoked Fish

Learn more about Michigan’s smoked fish including common varieties, storage tips, and more!

March 14, 2023

Crop Spot: Asian Greens

Curious about Asian greens, like tatsoi and mizuna? See our guide to these varieties, how to cook them, and how to freeze them for later!

March 4, 2023

Crop Spot: Blueberries

“Southwest Michigan has the perfect climate for growing blueberries,” says Joan Donaldson of Pleasant Hill Farm in Fennville. “Historically, the area was called the Fruit Belt of Michigan.”

February 12, 2023

Crop Spot: Michigan Goat Milk

Have you tried goat milk? Use our easy recipe for goat milk yogurt, or find local goat dairy farms in Michigan!

January 28, 2023

Think Past the Beef: Meat in the Upper Peninsula

Have you tried lamb, goat or rabbit? Check out what these Upper Peninsula growers have to say about these options for a delicious plate!

January 7, 2023

Crop Spot: Michigan Oats

Learn more about oats, and use our quick Instant Pot Oat Groat ‘Risotto’ recipe for a your Michigan local food finds!