April 29, 2024

Fishing on the Up North Waters

Why buy a Northern Michigan fish? We dipped our toes into the fishing industry in the UP and Tip of the Mitt.

April 26, 2024

Worth the Trip: Local Food Distribution in Northeast Michigan

Northeast Michigan businesses share their local sourcing wins and woes in this 2023 Local Food Guide story.

April 9, 2024

Destination Up North Michigan Country Stores

Make sure to put a pin in your road trip map for these locally-focused Northern Michigan stores!

April 2, 2024

Bringing the Farm to the Lunchtray: F2S in Northeast Michigan

The future of farm-to-school is bright in Northeast MIchigan! Learn about the efforts of schools on the Sunrise Side.

February 10, 2024

Coconut Root Curry Rice

Go tropical with your winter root veggies with this recipe from The Fresh Palate in Alpena.

December 4, 2023

Get Outside this Winter with our Northern Michigan Staff Recommendations

Get out there with our team’s recommendations for great wintertime activities — and the local food to try along the way!

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.

September 13, 2023

Squash Bowl

Try this Squash Bowl for a nourishing meal full of local kale, acorn squash, apples and pork!

July 13, 2023

Hopside Brewery and the Old Polish Corner: Fresh Flavors in Alpena 

Be sure to check out these two new additions to the Alpena food scene for great brews and Polish flavor!

May 15, 2023

The First Alpena Flower Festival Supports Local Businesses

Head to Downtown Alpena to take part in their first Flower Festival, featuring local florists and flower farmers.