May 3, 2022

Celebrating AAPI Month with Spring Kimchi

Chef Ji Hye Kim of Ann Arbor shares her Spring Green Kimchi recipe for AAPI Heritage Month. Interested in more? Join our upcoming cooking class!

January 11, 2022

3 Tips to Thrive this Winter by Reducing Stress

Winter can be a stressful time for food and farm workers. Melissa Wierema, licensed therapist and farmer of Up North Heritage Farm, shares her tips for reducing stress!

November 9, 2021

A Day in the Life of a Turkey Farmer

Learn how Rick Duerksen, a Northern Michigan turkey farmer, works year-round to get birds to tables in time for Thanksgiving.

September 9, 2021

Know Your Farmer: Whitney Creek Farm

Whitney Creek Farm in Ironwood, MI raises animals from Berkshire hogs to Icelandic sheep in an ethical manner that promotes good land stewardship.

August 7, 2021

Know your Farmer: North Harvest CSA Farm

It doesn’t matter if you are a Copper Country local or a visiting Michigander just admiring the Upper Peninsula, North Harvest CSA Farm’s Tuesday on-farm stand is a…

August 4, 2021

Celebrating the 2021 Detroit Food Fighters

For the past 21 years, the Detroit Free Press dutifully announced their highly anticipated list of Best New Restaurants and Restaurant of the Year. However, this year, the…

July 7, 2021

In Detroit, Collaboration is Key for Farm and Food Businesses’ Success

Last spring, when lockdown measures were in place and trips to the grocery store were fraught, Detroit farm and food businesses stepped in to offer an alternative. “Covid…

June 1, 2021

Perspectives: What It’s Like to be a Michigan Black Business Owner

This past year was not easy for business owners. Restaurant owners navigated constant changes in policy and safety updates, farmers rallied for the safety of their employees, markets…

May 15, 2021

Biiskaabiiyang: The Process of Returning to Ourselves

The Anishinaabe are people of a particular place, as the Indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes. Our identities, histories, spirituality, and traditions are inseparable from our respective ancestral…

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…