November 12, 2020

Keep it Real this Holiday Season with a Michigan Grown Christmas Tree

The holidays are approaching which means it is time to start searching for your Michigan grown Christmas tree! 

October 13, 2020

Farm Estar: New App Connects Consumers to Farmers

Sonny Singh loves attending his local farmers market, but often missed the opportunity due to his work running a restaurant.  “Knowing other people must have the same problem,…

September 27, 2020

A Guide to Apple Varieties

Fall is here! And with that comes the endless varieties of apples! According to Cultivate Michigan, the Mitten state is the third largest producer of apples, after Washington…

September 24, 2020

Foraging and Cultivating of Fungi

There is more to mushrooms than your average portobello! Each week, the owner of Mycophile’s Garden, Chris Swinson, fills his table with a rainbow of fungi at the…

September 24, 2020

The New Normal: Local Farms and Businesses Collaborate

As the global COVID-19 pandemic wears on, farms and businesses are continuing to adapt. One exciting facet of these adaptations are new collaborations between farms, restaurants, and other…

September 23, 2020

Groundwork Center Hosts Harvest at Home

Community connection. Who’s not craving that these days, as the words, “social distancing” become far too much a part of our lexicon! Well, here’s a dose of safe,…

September 22, 2020

Freeze in Summer Flavor

The time is now or never to preserve your favorite flavors of local summer produce. While I am certainly not ready for a cold freeze just yet, I…

September 21, 2020

Kutchey Family Farms : Providing Fresh Produce in Macomb

For over 100 years, the Kutchey Family Farm has been growing food in southeast Michigan. In the early 1900’s, the Kutchey family originally laid down roots in Warren,…

September 16, 2020

Crop Spot: Tomatoes

It’s tomato season and tomatoes are everywhere! There are dozens of varieties of tomatoes, and they come in all shapes, sizes, and colors—even purple! Easy to grow and…

September 3, 2020

2020 Michigan Good Food Summit: Moving Forward with Equity and Resilience

Since 2010, people across the state and country have gathered at the Michigan Good Food Summit to network, share, reflect, and learn about good food work happening in…