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.

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.

March 18, 2024

Finding the Farm in the Bottle

Explore farm-to-bottle distilleries in Michigan in this story from the 2023 Local Food Guide.

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.

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!

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!

June 1, 2023

Fathers in the Local Food System

A father’s role extends beyond providing love for his children; it encompasses shaping their values and instilling lifelong lessons. One of the most critical teachings a father can…

May 26, 2023

Juneteenth, Justice, and You: Reclaiming the Narrative

Chef Phil Jones of Detroit explains his connection to Juneteenth, and how local food systems are an active form of resistance to celebrate on this holiday.

March 16, 2023

Dive into the History of Eating with the Janice Bluestein Longone Archive

Take a trip into the past of American eating with the Janice Bluestein Longone culinary archive at the University of Michigan.

March 5, 2023

Avalon: The Hearth of Detroit Since 1997

Did you know that Avalon in Detroit uses 100% organic flour and has used 2,500 lbs of local sunflower sprouts?