April Showers Bring May Flowers!
Where do you shop for local, seasonal flowers? We’ve got you covered, from heirloom seeds for your garden to sunflower bouquets!
What’s Your Michigan AVA?
Plan a visit to your favorite AVA! Find out what makes grape growing wonderful in all five Michigan AVAs from local winemakers.
2023 Local Food Guide Release Parties
Summer is here and so is the newest edition of our Local Food Guide, a 100-page magazine celebrating Michigan’s local food culture and the food businesses that make…
Talking about Regeneration
What is regenerative agriculture and where can you find an example of it in Southwest Michigan? Read on!
A Food Rescue Guide to Gleaning for Farmers
Farmers, community gardens, and even school gardens can donate to area food pantries without lifting a finger, thanks to Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan’s gleaning efforts!
Carnitas Tacos with Garden Fiesta Rice
Ready to eat local? See a sneak peak of a recipe from our 2023 Local Food Guide: Carnitas Tacos with Garden Fiesta Rice from Cold Creek Farm in Benzonia!
Try this recipe for Turkish Salad anytime of the year, complimented with brown butter and a garlic vinaigrette!
Creamy Bean & Kale Soup
Make sure to add this great soup to the menu to use up any freezer stock of green beans or kale!
Morel, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Flatbread
Find a cache of morels this Spring? Try this recipe for a flatbread with goat cheese and arugula from the Court Yard Ristorante in Alpena!
Michigan Smoked Fish
Learn more about Michigan’s smoked fish including common varieties, storage tips, and more!