April 7, 2021

Farming While Black in West MI: Groundswell Community Farm

Groundswell Community Farm in Zeeland is planting a new seed in the West Michigan farming community. BruceMichael Wilson is a Black and Native farmer who took over Groundswell…

March 17, 2021

Why Should your Farm be Certified Naturally Grown?

No GMOs, no pesticides, no synthetic fertilizers and a strong commitment to the natural world. Does this sound like your farm? Then you could be eligible to become…

January 23, 2021

A True Farm to Doorstep CSA: Dancing Meadows Homestead

Close to the St. Clair river and spotted with idyllic campsites, the Dancing Meadows Homestead began when Martin and Melodee Beals left corporate life in favor of bringing…

January 18, 2021

Grow with Us: Fisheye Farms

Nestled in the Core City neighborhood of Detroit, Andy Chae and Amy Eckert of Fisheye Farms operate a bountiful urban farm, community supported agriculture (CSA) program, and farm…

September 21, 2020

Kutchey Family Farms : Providing Fresh Produce in Macomb

For over 100 years, the Kutchey Family Farm has been growing food in southeast Michigan. In the early 1900’s, the Kutchey family originally laid down roots in Warren,…

July 28, 2020

Know Your Farmer: Agape Organic Farm

A chance trip to the Ohio State Fair in 2013 completely altered the course of Shara Trierweiler’s life. After wandering the fair, she found herself in deep conversation…

July 15, 2020

Know your Farmer: Eight Plates Farm

Sending you good vibes from Eight Plates Farm in Mayville, which is located in the southern Thumb of Michigan. Our farm is family run, and is kept up…

February 25, 2020

New Year, New Business Structure: The Green Things Farm Collective

If you’re a Local Food Enthusiast, you’re aware that farming is a tough business. There are unpredictable factors beyond human control (think weather and climate change), land access…

February 25, 2020

Farmers in Wolverine Find a “Sweet Balance”

Wendy and Dan Babcock’s passion for growing healthy food has been fueled by personal experience and life lessons. When Wendy’s mother passed away in her arms over a…

February 24, 2020

Fresh or Frozen : Buy Local Blueberries

We often think fresh is always better than frozen. However, if you’re buying fruits and vegetables when they’re out of season, it means they weren’t grown locally, or…