August 10, 2021

Celebrating Unique Michigan Fruits

The great state of Michigan is home to a wide variety of wonderful fruits to find at the farmers market, local grocery store, or even to go pick…

August 8, 2021

Crop Spot: Hot Peppers

Hot peppers, or chilis, are a ubiquitous part of cuisines worldwide, but actually are native to the Americas. In fact, the word ‘chili’ comes from the Aztec language,…

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

Taco Tuesday Goes Local

With most Summer food holidays already under our belt for the year, it’s easy to forget that there’s a fun weekly celebration all August (and year) long! Taco…

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…

August 4, 2021

A Guide to Shopping Locally at your Neighborhood Market by Meijer

Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Royal Oak are three distinct cities with one thing in common: they’re home to a local neighborhood market by Meijer. Meijer, a Michigan company…

August 3, 2021

The Healing Power of Gardening

Eating lots of fruits and vegetables, regular exercise, and a solid sleep schedule all contribute to a healthy body and mind. But did you know that being outside…

July 8, 2021

5 Tips to Being a Respectful and Helpful Farm Volunteer

Want to volunteer on your local organic farm this summer? It is a great way to make local connections, get to know your farmer, and learn growing skills.…

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…