June 17, 2024

Bringing it Full Circle: Farming from Generation to Generation

In this 2023 Local Food Guide story, we talked to the Zyndas about their legacy plans to keep Full Circle Farms generational.

May 10, 2024

Community, Connection and Carbon Farming

The Carbon Farming Planning Cohort uses a community setting to encourage more resilient farming practices in Northwest Michigan.

November 13, 2023

West Michigan Farmers of Color Land Fund Talks to TLD About the Lay of the Land

Takidia Jenkins Smith talks about the West Michigan Farmers of Color Land Fund, and why the work they do is so important for farming in Grand Rapids and beyond.

October 9, 2023

How Two Northeast Michigan Food Business Owners Got Their Start

Dig into the stories of Kris Fairey and Thadius McKay, and how they arrived into the Northeast Michigan food scene.

June 8, 2023

Know Your Farmer: Fennigan’s Farms

Amanda Brezzell is farming for their community in Detroit. Learn how agricultural innovation supports community resilience with Fennigan’s Farms!

April 3, 2023

Know Your Farmer: Coop Creations

Learn more about Kayla Ratz and her journey to her farm, Coop Creations, in Northern Michigan!

March 13, 2023

What’s in that Greenhouse?

Curious about what’s in those big white structures when you pass by a Northern Michigan farm? Learn more about why Z&N Farm, Lakeview Hill Farm and TLC Farms use greenhouses and hoop houses.

March 4, 2023

Crop Spot: Blueberries

“Southwest Michigan has the perfect climate for growing blueberries,” says Joan Donaldson of Pleasant Hill Farm in Fennville. “Historically, the area was called the Fruit Belt of Michigan.”

January 28, 2023

Think Past the Beef: Meat in the Upper Peninsula

Have you tried lamb, goat or rabbit? Check out what these Upper Peninsula growers have to say about these options for a delicious plate!

January 24, 2023

Fresh Food Connections: Growers Making Food Accessible in Michigan

Learn about Michigan farmers making fresh food more accessible to SNAP-eligible communities through their online ordering systems.