Crop Spot: Herbs
Explore the versatile ways herbs are used for cooking and wellness as well as how to grow them in Michigan!
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!
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!
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!
Crop Spot: Chicories
Our rundown of bitter greens, or chicories, includes a recipe for Roasted Radicchio with Maple Cranberry Reduction.
Crop Spot: Brussels Sprouts
Find out more about local Brussels Sprouts, from garden to pantry, and find a recipe for Brussels Sprout Pesto!
Crop Spot: Ground Cherries
Have you ever had ground cherries? These flavorful fruits pack a tropical punch with notes of pineapple, tomato, and grape.
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…
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,…
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…