Royal Oak Farmers Market Continues through Construction

The Royal Oak Farmers Market began in 1925! It is a wonderful, exuberant, and beautiful market filled with local farmer’s and their vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, organic produce, naturally raised meat, bakers of all kinds including vegan, paleo, grain free, and dairy free. There are also artisans with handmade cutting boards, garden art and even […]

Event Spotlights: Upcoming Local Food Events

Join Us at These Upcoming Local Food Events! We’re out and about this month at a variety of community events. Join us in celebration of local food and learn about valuable aspects of healthy, sustainable food system.   September 19th (6:30-8:30 PM): Local Food Enthusiast Party at Blom Meadworks (Ann Arbor) Local Food Enthusiasts are the […]

A Cooler Peace of Mind

It’s a hot, muggy summer morning and you’re at the farm getting ready for farmers market. You head to your cooler, open the door, and, instead of being met with an icy blast, you find yourself standing in a warm room. How long has the cooler been down? Is the produce you harvested yesterday ruined? […]

in Get Involved, Guest Post

Local Food Heads Back to School

The days are getting shorter and the smell of drying leaves and woodsmoke is in the air. Fall is here and that means it’s back to school for Michigan’s 1.5 million public school students. For many of us, back to school conjures up a variety of images and smells: freshly sharpened pencils, crisp notebooks, new […]

in Economy, Find Local Food, Kelly Wilson, Learn More

Toasting and Tasting Michigan’s Finest

The months that produce the most diversity of fruits and vegetables in our dear Mitt include August, September, and October. October almost seems to embody a last-grab month of seasonal bounty before the long hunkered-down winter of root and storage vegetables begins. So what better time of the year to treat yourself to an extraordinarily […]

Bountiful Produce at Birmingham Farmers Market Harvest Festival

Birmingham Farmers Market Harvest Festival Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 9 am – 2 pm Nearly 90% of Michigan’s “harvestable” produce is available at this perfect time of year! Come celebrate local farms and local eating with us at the Birmingham Farmers Market. This event will feature food trucks such as Ned’s TravelBurger, Regina’s, and […]

in Event, Farmers Markets, Guest Post, Marianne Gamboa