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Putting local food on institutional menus creates delicious opportunities to get the season’s flavor
Beaumont Health System has embraced the opportunity to include Michigan fruit and vegetables on patients’ plates and cafeteria options!
What to buy the graduate or birthday boy or girl: Farmers market edition
Hectic summer schedules can leave Michiganders scrambling to find gifts during a season known for graduations and family gatherings - local farmers markets can help!
Radishes can add heat and variety to any garden
This sometimes-forgotten root vegetable is great for its unique flavor and low-maintenance growing.
“Do any of your vendors have watermelons?” Questions overheard at a Michigan farmers market
Even though Memorial Day weekend is the un-official start of summer it make take more time for your favorite summer fruits and vegetables to appear at your local farmers market, that is, from a local farm!
Meals on Wheels: MSU’s Eat at State food truck continues to promote local food systems
The Eat at State “On-the-Go” food truck continues to find success by using MSU-grown and locally made ingredients.
Healthy benefits of popcorn popping its popularity among eaters, Michigan growers
With the growing ‘pop’ularity of the snack, Michiganders are producing unique varieties in an effort to capitalize on the craze.
What are the physical and mental benefits of gardening?
Gardening can reduce stress and mental clarity while also helping to prevent everything from coronary disease to colon cancer.
Frankenmuth Farmers Market opens for 10th season this week
Michigan State University Extension recommends farmers markets as a great way to connect with your community and support local food.
Foraged and for sale: what to know about selling wild mushrooms and other edibles
Can you sell food that is foraged at a local farmers market? Guidelines for selling un-cultivated food.
This summer you might be paying more for your summer brats and hotdogs
A virus infecting swine herds could result in a smaller supply of pork this summer.