September 27, 2021

Farm to Early Care and Education: Creating the Connection

Heidi Bombrisk of Family Roots Farm in Detroit is one of the many urban farmers who delivers a bounty of fresh produce fresh to a group of early…

September 8, 2021

Fighting Food Insecurity with a Fresh Food Box

The Fresh Food Box program fights food insecurity in Ypsilanti and Detroit by partnering SNAP recipients with local growers. Learn more on the blog!

August 31, 2021

Farm to Early Care and Education: Creating the Connection

MI Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) is working to make connections between healthy eating and local food at an early age for a healthy community!

July 7, 2021

Elixirs: Wellness Cafe Opens in Marquette

“Elixirs had been planned before the pandemic,” Kate Lewandowski, co-owner of Elixirs shares. They intended to open during the beginning of the summer of 2020, but eventually opened…

July 1, 2021

Eating for the Environment

Why do you buy locally grown food? Is it the flavor and quality? The chance to build community connections and relationships? To support a strong local economy? To have a positive environmental impact? Most likely, it’s some combination of all the above.

July 1, 2021

How a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Stocks Their Fridge

Ever wondered how a dietitian stocks their refrigerator? Now is your chance to get a peek inside the kitchen of the experts. Learn the best tricks to keep…

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…

June 10, 2021

Eating Local with Pride

It’s Pride month! One of the most commonly used symbols to celebrate LGBT+ diversity is the rainbow and the rainbow flag. This flag was created in 1978 by…

May 12, 2021

Fresh Food Box Program Increases Access to Fresh Produce and Supports Farm’s Viability

Many local food businesses, including farms and farmers markets, added e-commerce platforms to safely connect with their customers throughout the pandemic. At the same time, food insecurity increased…

April 22, 2021

Crop Spot: Asparagus

During Michigan springtime, one of the first vegetables you’ll find available in your garden and at the farmers market is asparagus! This versatile veggie can be prepared in…