September 6, 2022

Crop Spot: Michigan Leek Season 

Fresh leeks are here for Michigan Fall! Try them in this recipe for Cider-Braised Leeks with Bacon using September in-season ingredients.

Michigan Sweet Corn
July 22, 2022

Crop Spot: Michigan Sweet Corn

According to Michigan Grown Michigan Great, Michigan grows over 86 million pounds of sweet corn each year. Learn more about this sweet vegetable!

July 3, 2022

Crop Spot: Stone Fruits

It’s stone fruit season in Michigan. What are they? How are they prepared? Find out about these seasonal fruits in this Taste the Local Difference article.

June 6, 2022

Crop Spot: Cucumber

Our A-Z on Michigan cucumbers includes a recipe for Cucumber-Radish Salsa! Learn about cucumber in the kitchen and the garden.

May 6, 2022

Crop Spot: Rhubarb Season in Michigan

After a long Michigan winter, rhubarb is one of the first vegetables (or fruit, to some!) to push its way through the freshly thawed soil. Once a plant…

Sweet Potatoes
March 25, 2022

Crop Spot: Sweet Potatoes

Are you sweet on sweet potatoes? These veggies are fun to grow, delicious to eat, and good for you too!

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!