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!

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.