Kelly Wilson

Adding Local to the School Lunch Menu with 10 Cents A Meal

Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in the US and a national leader in the cultivation of apples, asparagus, blueberries, tart cherries, green beans, dry beans, potatoes and squash. Despite our rich produce production, most Michiganders still do not meet the recommended intake of fruits and vegetables and 32% of our children are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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What to do with all that Zucchini?

You’ve made all the zucchini bread and muffins your stomach can handle and your zucchini plant continues to grow fruits the size of your leg overnight. Beside ding-dong-ditching the abundance on your neighbors’ front porches, what else is there to do with the plethora of squash? Fortunately, a lot! Save your relationship with your neighbors, […]

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