July 7, 2021

Power of Produce (PoP) Clubs Encourage Kids to Enjoy Local Produce

“Exposing kids to fruits and vegetables at an early age increases the likelihood that they’ll eat veggies and fruit as adults,” says Kelly Wilson, RDN. “This is really…

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…

July 7, 2021

Elixirs: Wellness Cafe Opens in Marquette

“Elixirs had been planned before the pandemic,” Kate Lewandowski, co-owner of Elixirs shares. They intended to open during the beginning of the summer of 2020, but eventually opened…

July 6, 2021

Visit St. Ignace, Your Home Port

Mackinac Island sees over a million travelers each season from Michigan and beyond! There is plenty to choose from on the island, from Mission Point Resort to Ryba’s…

July 6, 2021

How to Buy Michigan Flowers

Here in Michigan, summertime means the majority of our local foods and products are in season! The best way to crown a table full of seasonal, local foods…

July 1, 2021

Eating for the Environment

Why do you buy locally grown food? Is it the flavor and quality? The chance to build community connections and relationships? To support a strong local economy? To have a positive environmental impact? Most likely, it’s some combination of all the above.

July 1, 2021

Local Foodie Checklist for Summer 2021

Summer is here and already flying by! Want to make sure your Summer includes Michigan’s best local food experiences? Use our Local Foodie Checklist for a fun and…

July 1, 2021

How a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Stocks Their Fridge

Ever wondered how a dietitian stocks their refrigerator? Now is your chance to get a peek inside the kitchen of the experts. Learn the best tricks to keep…

July 1, 2021

Crop Spot: Cherries

Michigan is known for its cherry production, especially of tart Montmorency cherries. In fact, Michigan produces so many cherries–and other fruits!–that the western part of the state, especially…

June 22, 2021

Do you love Michigan beer and free swag?

Michigan is home to hundreds of breweries. From ales to stouts, there are thousands of flavors, styles, and methods of Michigan beer to explore. If you want to…