October 5, 2016

Washtenaw County’s First Meet-the-Buyers Event: The next step in strengthening our local food economy

Did you know that Washtenaw County has a food policy council? You may be asking yourself, what is food policy and why is it important to our community?…

October 4, 2016

How to Store & Savor the Season

If you’re like me, it’s an exciting time when fall hits home in Michigan. The cooler weather brings out comfortable layers and more of my time is just…

October 4, 2016

Village at GT Commons Farmers Market Prepares to go Indoors

Nestled in the heart of the Grand Traverse Commons is The Village at Grand Traverse Commons Farmers Market. The Outdoor Market runs every Monday from 12pm-4pm in the…

October 3, 2016

Garlic Lovers Unite!: 3rd Annual Crosshatch Garlic Auction

The Third Annual Crosshatch Garlic Auction is just around the corner. This annual event serves two very important purposes: to fundraise for Crosshatch’s sustainable food & farming programming…

October 3, 2016

A Healthy Community is Growing at the Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace

Growing Hope’s Tuesday afternoon farmers market — held at their still-under-development Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace at 16 S. Washington Street in Downtown Ypsi — is moving indoors for the…

October 3, 2016

Experience the Nectar of the Gods at the People’s Food Co-op

Our Bumble Babies Bites are a People’s Food Co-op favorite- and for good reason! One of the ingredients that make them so irresistible is that we use pure…

October 3, 2016

Martha’s Rhubarb Pudding

What I like the most about having a restaurant in Leelanau County is the access I have to the abundant supply of fresh local food, wine, beer, and…

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.

September 12, 2016

Reaping What Farmers Have Sown

“Before the reward, there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.” – Ralph Ransom The abundance of northern Michigan’s…

September 6, 2016

More than just a Market: Grow Benzie

Grow Benzie’s Farmers Market is celebrating its 6th year as one of the few afternoon markets available in the region.