November 18, 2020

Fermentation as Preservation

This year, everyone is concerned with staying healthy — and staying occupied. One way people are experimenting in the kitchen is through food preservation. Fermentation is an age-old…

November 17, 2020

Shop Local Online : Michigan Local Gift Guide

We are proud to release our annual holiday gift guide. This year, you can find delicious, useful, and of course, LOCAL, items that make for great gifts at…

November 17, 2020

Marine Meat Market Makes the Cut

Marine Meat Market is one of seven main chandlers on the Great Lakes. This means they provide two weeks of groceries for 13-25 sailors on each ship that…

November 12, 2020

Indigenous Chopped Challenge : Pinto Pumpkin Cake

This year, I decided to try using traditional ingredients in new ways. I created this Pumpkin Pinto Cake recipe for the bean category in the Indigenous Chopped Challenge.…

November 12, 2020

Thanksgiving – Indigenous Style

The Thanksgiving holiday has morphed with time into a great American legend that purports the coming together of the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians after the tribe helped the…

November 12, 2020

Finding Strength in Seeds

I’d like to preface this article with a land acknowledgment.  We stand here on the stolen land of the Anishanaabe people, the original and current stewards of Waawiyaataanong…

November 12, 2020

What’s Cooking: A Guide to Virtual Cooking Classes Across the State

Cooking together has always been a powerful way to connect and bring people together. While that may look a bit differently these days, the idea is still the same:…

November 12, 2020

Keep it Real this Holiday Season with a Michigan Grown Christmas Tree

The holidays are approaching which means it is time to start searching for your Michigan grown Christmas tree! 

November 12, 2020

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup : 2020 Edition

We love Thanksgiving – but this year is going to look completely different due to Covid-19. The meal will be smaller and no longer can you justify that…

October 23, 2020

The Organic Gypsy and Green Gardens Unite

Amidst the chaos of COVID, it’s no secret that consumers are looking for options that keep them out of the grocery store and safe at home. Trent Thompson…