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Are raw sprouts safe? For growers: Part Two
How to over come the difficulties in growing sprouts.
Are raw sprouts safe? For consumers: Part One
The reasoning behind why sprouts can be harmful to the consumer.
Ordering your local turkey for Thanksgiving from a Michigan grower
Growers have had your Thanksgiving turkey growing on their Michigan farm since early July. Many farmers encourage you to pre-order your turkey to guarantee there will be a fresh bird available for your holiday table.
Incentives for food assistance benefits create opportunities for families and local farmers
The new Farm Bill incentive program is allowing consumers to support their local farmers.
Local farmers count on professional and social networks for success
A panel of farmers at the 2014 Michigan Good Food Summit ties much of their success to social and business connections forged through persistence and trust building.
Garden safety for kids part 2: Using tools and preventing injury
Learn to stay safe in the garden.
Garden safety for kids part 1: Getting ready for the garden
How to pick the best day for gardening.
Where does beef come from? Part 4 - An anatomical context
Knowing your way around cuts of beef can be useful when cooking, and can help guide you in achieving the flavor you enjoy.
Where does beef come from? Part 3 - A lesson in beef cattle breeds
Seven main breeds of cattle have come to be most commonly-used in the United States for beef production.
Where does beef come from? Part 2 - A vernacular lesson
We have all heard plenty of words for cattle and the bovine species, but what do those terms really mean?