April 8, 2021

Raised Bed Gardening Made Easy with Morgan Composting’s DAIRY DOO

How’s your garden planning coming along? Whether you’re a seasoned grower or new to the hobby, raised bed gardens are favored for their many growing benefits. They allow…

April 7, 2021

Farming While Black in West MI: Groundswell Community Farm

Groundswell Community Farm in Zeeland is planting a new seed in the West Michigan farming community. BruceMichael Wilson is a Black and Native farmer who took over Groundswell…

April 5, 2021

Join Your Local Food Co-op Effort

“Co-ops are for the people, inspired by the people, built and driven by the people,” says Dr. Akua Woolbright, Board President of the Detroit People’s Food Co-op, a…

March 23, 2021

Crop Spot: Honey

Here in Michigan, we often find ourselves celebrating every exciting sign of the return of Spring. A ray of sunshine, waking up to birdsong, a hint of green…

March 10, 2021

Ojibwe Chef Reclaims “Food as Medicine” through Indigenized, Accessible Food

Chef Cam Stott is using traditional Native foods to remind people that food is medicine and that Native people are still here, through his new project Thirteen Moons…

March 9, 2021

Crop Spot: Cabbage

Hardy and easy-to-store cabbage is abundant even in late winter. It will keep in cool, moist storage for 3-4 months! Part of the Brassica genus, which includes broccoli,…

March 4, 2021

Local Food Icons: Three Women You Should Know

It’s Women’s History Month! This month is all about amplifying the stories of women, and we’re highlighting a few who have made a significant impact on local food…

March 3, 2021

MSU Incubator Farm Seeks Applications

Are you interested in starting your own farm one day, but looking for a little more experience and mentorship first? The Michigan State University Farm Business Incubator could…

February 18, 2021

Five Food Focused Films for 2021

I love using film as a method to learn more about food. Each February, I share some films that have impacted my perspective around food. See my picks…

February 13, 2021

Upcoming Michigan Virtual CSA Fair! 2/26

The Michigan Statewide CSA Network, a collaboration between Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS), MSU Extension, and Taste the Local Difference, is excited to announce their upcoming Michigan…