September 9, 2021

Know Your Farmer: Whitney Creek Farm

Whitney Creek Farm in Ironwood, MI raises animals from Berkshire hogs to Icelandic sheep in an ethical manner that promotes good land stewardship.

August 4, 2021

Taco Tuesday Goes Local

With most Summer food holidays already under our belt for the year, it’s easy to forget that there’s a fun weekly celebration all August (and year) long! Taco…

June 10, 2021

Unique Cuts: What to Do with the Big Cuts

What goes into the price of cuts of local meat? In addition to the cost of raising and caring for the animals, the expense of processing the meat…

May 10, 2021

Unique Cuts: Eat Your Heart Out

“We grew it all,” says Providence Organic Farm owner Ryan Romeyn. That means that the cost of production isn’t just wrapped up in the muscle — it also…

April 30, 2021

Strengthening Michigan’s Seafood Industry

Whether it’s haddock or crab from the Atlantic Coast, or a shrimp grown in Michigan (yes, really!), how much seafood do you consume at home every week? During…

March 25, 2021

Unique Cuts : Bone Broth

If you use meat in your kitchen, how often do you use the bones? First off, if you’re never encountering bones because you only eat ground meat or…

March 8, 2021

Cut Down on Waste: Chicken Liver Mousse

Meat production in this country is heavily industrialized. The industry meets consumer demand by producing high volumes of only a few popular cuts from the entire animal, often…

July 27, 2020

Make Dinner with Burritt’s Fresh Market

Last week, I stopped off at Burritt’s Fresh Market in Traverse City. It’s always been a favorite of mine, because every visit feels special. With a huge wine…

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…

June 26, 2019

Try This: Michigan Lemongrass Flank Steak Bowl

Try out this lemongrass flank steak bowl for your next dinner party or weekend meal. It’s easy to match this steak and rice recipe with any seasonally available…