March 2, 2022

Crop Spot: Herbs

Explore the versatile ways herbs are used for cooking and wellness as well as how to grow them in Michigan!

January 27, 2022

Crop Spot: Carrots

Find more to love about Michigan carrots – from how to enjoy them in your kitchen to recipes how to grow them in your own garden!

January 11, 2022

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!

December 10, 2021

Crop Spot: Cranberries

Did you know that cranberries are native to the Midwest? Find out about how they’re grown, used in the kitchen and more!

November 2, 2021

Crop Spot: Chicories

Our rundown of bitter greens, or chicories, includes a recipe for Roasted Radicchio with Maple Cranberry Reduction.

October 6, 2021

Crop Spot: Brussels Sprouts

Find out more about local Brussels Sprouts, from garden to pantry, and find a recipe for Brussels Sprout Pesto!

September 5, 2021

Crop Spot: Ground Cherries

Have you ever had ground cherries? These flavorful fruits pack a tropical punch with notes of pineapple, tomato, and grape.

August 10, 2021

Celebrating Unique Michigan Fruits

The great state of Michigan is home to a wide variety of wonderful fruits to find at the farmers market, local grocery store, or even to go pick…

August 8, 2021

Crop Spot: Hot Peppers

Hot peppers, or chilis, are a ubiquitous part of cuisines worldwide, but actually are native to the Americas. In fact, the word ‘chili’ comes from the Aztec language,…

July 1, 2021

Crop Spot: Cherries

Michigan is known for its cherry production, especially of tart Montmorency cherries. In fact, Michigan produces so many cherries–and other fruits!–that the western part of the state, especially…