August 27, 2020

Growing for Good: Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project

Inside the Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project Resource Center, you will find everything needed to grow a garden, from seed to shovels, and gardening books to transplants.…

August 18, 2020

Crop Spot: Fennel

A member of the Umbelliferae family, fennel is a cooler season vegetable crop related to carrots, dill, parsley, and cilantro. It has a mild, sweet licorice (or anise)…

July 28, 2020

Chamomile Pickled Carrots

“I am sorry to say that Peter was not very well during the evening. His mother put him to bed, and made some camomile tea; and she gave a…

July 28, 2020

Know Your Farmer: Agape Organic Farm

A chance trip to the Ohio State Fair in 2013 completely altered the course of Shara Trierweiler’s life. After wandering the fair, she found herself in deep conversation…

July 15, 2020

Light of Day Organic’s story

Light of Day Organic’s certified Organic (MOSA) & Biodynamic (Demeter) farms are located in Leelanau County. They have been growing and producing small batches of loose leaf tea…

July 15, 2020

Know your Farmer: Eight Plates Farm

Sending you good vibes from Eight Plates Farm in Mayville, which is located in the southern Thumb of Michigan. Our farm is family run, and is kept up…

July 14, 2020

Crop Spot: Blueberries

Blueberries, a member of the heather family, are native to Michigan and can be found growing in prairies, woodlands, rocky bluffs, sand dunes and bogs across the state.…

July 13, 2020

Produce Safety Technicians: What Do They Do?

Did you know that Michigan is the only State that has Produce Safety Technicians? There are six Produce Safety Techs in the State that assist fresh produce growers…

July 7, 2020

Local Foodie Checklist: July!

The Local Foodie Checklist is a monthly list of ways to support your local Michigan food scene. Here’s some suggestions for July: 

July 6, 2020

4 Ways For You and I to Say No to Monocultures

Picture a banana. Can you see it in your mind’s eye? Yellow, green, maybe a beautiful ripe brown, ready to be flambeed, or maybe you’re even picturing it…