July 5, 2023

Hoppy July! It’s Craft Beer Month in Michigan

Summer in Michigan is the ideal time to visit a new brewery or return to an old favorite; no matter where you go in Michigan, there’s bound to…

July 4, 2023

Peach Crumble Ice Cream

Use Michigan peaches in this ice cream recipe, along with local maple syrup and eggs!

July 3, 2023

Show Off Your Local Swag!

Shop local — and wear local, too! Check out our suggestions for great tote bags and other merchandise from small local businesses in Michigan.

July 1, 2023

Crop Spot: Michigan Thimbleberries, Raspberries, and Blackberries

Bring on the summer fruit! It’s berry season in Michigan and there’s plenty to nibble on throughout the state whether you source it from your backyard, favorite roadside…

June 20, 2023

Connecting Western U.P. Students with Local Food

Farm to School (F2S) isn’t a new concept but has gained significant traction in recent years. In fact, the 2023 Farm Bill includes specific policy priorities which include…

June 16, 2023

Beyond Saturdays: Explore Eastern Market’s Tuesday and Sunday Markets

When you think about the Eastern Market in Detroit, you may envision the bustling crowd of Michiganders and out-of-towners shuffling from shed to shed toting local summer produce,…

June 14, 2023

Seasonal Placemat: Summer Veggies in Michigan

Grab your crayons, navigate a sunhat maze, search for words, beat someone at tic tac toe, and fill Michigan fruits and vegetables with colors of all kind! If…

June 11, 2023

Summer Suds with Up North Buds

What’s on tap this summer? Brews from Short’s, Les Cheneaux Distillers, Barrel + Beam and Alpha Brewing!

June 10, 2023

3 West Michigan Companies that Deliver on Local

Find out how the Patch, Anjoy and Wormie’s Vermicompost make it easy to eat (and compost) local in West Michigan.

June 9, 2023

A Local’s Local Food Week in Traverse City 

See how a member of our staff eats local all week long – including attending the Fresh Coast Quarterly Club with Michigan’s Creative Coast.