June 22, 2017

Make sure your farm is counted! 2017 Census of Agriculture

Calling all farmers, new and old! Be sure to register your farm with the 2017 Census of Agriculture before June 30th!  This census occurs every 5 years and…

April 14, 2017

Spring Newsletter Contest!

Hello, hello! Do you feel lucky? Well? Then sign up for our SE Michigan newsletter to be entered to win a prize! Not only that, but you’ll also…

March 7, 2017

Eat Local for People, Planet, Economy

Where does your money go when you buy products from California or a major corporation?

January 19, 2017

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? To Get to the Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference

Come attend this fun and informative weekend conference organized by Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology on January 27-28. There will be dozens of community members from across the…

December 2, 2016

Easy, Goat Cheese-y Kale Pasta with Toasted Almonds

During the week, no one has time to spend hours cooking dinner. This recipe is so quick, that you should be able to prepare everything in the time…

November 3, 2016

Good Things Come to those that Wait: 24 Hour Pizza

From start to finish, it took me almost 24 hours to make all the fixings for a homemade pizza party. Sounds crazy, right? I promise most of the…

October 3, 2016

Heartwarming Butternut Squash, Leek, & Basil Risotto

Total disclosure: I have never made risotto before, but I saw a recipe for Butternut Squash, Leek, and Basil Risotto from Bon Appetit magazine and had to make it.

August 8, 2016

Just Great Food

The idea for the Traverse City Film Festival was first conceived in Amical, a downtown favorite, so it’s only natural that after 12 years of just great movies,…