March 13, 2020

Shopping the Farm Stop

There is an abundance of local food in Washtenaw County, even in the winter. In addition to several active farmers markets throughout the winter (Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter,…

March 12, 2020

Building Healthy Places with Local Food

More than 60% of Michiganders live with one, or more, chronic disease (diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, arthritis, etc.) and 95% of us engage in behaviors that contribute to…

October 16, 2019

State Budget Vetoes Impact Local Food Sourcing for Michigan Schools

Earlier this month, Gov. Whitmer handed out her state budget vetoes. Of the items cut was the 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms program- a…

August 14, 2019

Detroit Foodie Fair to be a Certified Local Food Event

It’s Sunday morning and the Eastern Market, one of the nation’s oldest urban markets is teeming with visitors. Shoppers pack the market sheds and weave in and out…

July 22, 2019

Grubstake Invests in your Community

If you’re reading this blog, you’re likely a local food enthusiast who places value on purchasing from local food businesses within your community. You shop at the farmers…

July 22, 2019

Local Food Enthusiast Events

Looking for a fun summer, foodie activity? Explore a new local food spot, meet new friends, and eat (or sip) some tasty treats at one of our upcoming…

June 26, 2019

The Power to Change Things

Curious about how the concepts of business and sustainablity can co-exist? Interested in meeting local entrepreneurs and professionals exploring how to live into triple bottom line business values? 

June 26, 2019

Farmer Appreciation: Supporting our Farmers this Season

Farming is a tough business not for the weak of spirit. The rigors of farm life are mentally, intellectually and physically demanding and farm businesses operate under a…

June 26, 2019

Crop Spot: Dark Leafy Greens

How do you like to grow, cook and consume dark leafy greens?

May 21, 2019

Upcoming Local Food Events – SE Michigan

Whether the weather makes us feel like it or not, summer is here! And that means more opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy local food…