May 2, 2023

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!

May 1, 2023

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.

April 28, 2023

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…

April 19, 2023

Talking about Regeneration

What is regenerative agriculture and where can you find an example of it in Southwest Michigan? Read on!

April 18, 2023

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!

April 17, 2023

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!

April 12, 2023

Turkish Salad

Try this recipe for Turkish Salad anytime of the year, complimented with brown butter and a garlic vinaigrette!

April 9, 2023

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!

April 8, 2023

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!

April 7, 2023

Michigan Smoked Fish

Learn more about Michigan’s smoked fish including common varieties, storage tips, and more!