May 12, 2022

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Farmers Market Trip

Make your Michigan farmers market shopping experience enjoyable with these 5 tips!

May 11, 2022

Farms, Families and Fresh Grown Food

Michigan Fitness Foundation reduces the gap between local farmers and consumers through the Michigan Farm to Family: CSA (MF2FCSA) program.

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…

April 6, 2022

Celebrating our Community Partnerships

In addition to working with individual food businesses, we partner with organizations who are fostering a stronger, more equitable local food system.

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!

January 11, 2022

3 Tips to Thrive this Winter by Reducing Stress

Winter can be a stressful time for food and farm workers. Melissa Wierema, licensed therapist and farmer of Up North Heritage Farm, shares her tips for reducing stress!

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.