5 Michigan Food Systems Organizations You Should Know
Michigan is home to multitude of organizations dedicated to creating a stronger local food system. Learn more about the 5 we work with the most!
Fighting Food Insecurity with a Fresh Food Box
The Fresh Food Box program fights food insecurity in Ypsilanti and Detroit by partnering SNAP recipients with local growers. Learn more on the blog!
Crop Spot: Ground Cherries
Have you ever had ground cherries? These flavorful fruits pack a tropical punch with notes of pineapple, tomato, and grape.
Farm to Early Care and Education: Creating the Connection
MI Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) is working to make connections between healthy eating and local food at an early age for a healthy community!
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…
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.…
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…
Introducing Market Wagon: Bringing the Farmers Market to your Door
The past year has seen its fair share of new online ordering systems and doorstep delivery services in and outside of the local food system. Very few of…
Community Impacts through Gardening: The MSU Extension Master Gardener ® Program
Started in 1972 in Washington, the Extension Master Gardener (EMG) program is an international movement that trains passionate volunteers to engage with horticultural projects in their communities. EMGs…
Farming While Black in West MI: Groundswell Community Farm
Groundswell Community Farm in Zeeland is planting a new seed in the West Michigan farming community. BruceMichael Wilson is a Black and Native farmer who took over Groundswell…