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Reaping What Farmers Have Sown

“Before the reward, there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.” – Ralph Ransom The abundance of northern Michigan’s many riches is never more apparent than now. The approaching fall demands that farmers set our tables with the literal fruits of their summer’s labor. Visit one […]

in Bill Palladino, Find Local Food

Shetler Family Dairy welcomes all, to 16th Annual Event

Shetler milk became a local staple in northwest Michigan soon after the family began bottling and distributing to retail stores sixteen years ago. George and Sally Shetler raised their five children on the farm in Kalkaska, Michigan which they’ve owned since 1979. Their quality product offerings continue to make the family-run business grow, but its […]

in Event, Find Local Food, Tricia Phelps

Just Great Food

The idea for the Traverse City Film Festival was first conceived in Amical, a downtown favorite, so it’s only natural that after 12 years of just great movies, food has become a prominent aspect of this film-filled week. The movie venues are curated with the traditional Snowcaps and Milk Duds, as well as handpicked munchies […]

in Emma Beauchamp, Event, Find Local Food

Hungry for your next Food Adventure? Explore with Zingerman’s Great American Food Tours!

Zingerman’s Great American Food Tours are designed to highlight iconic American food communities by immersing guests in the local food, culture, and history. What better way to experience a new place, than through taste and the stories of folks who live and love their local food? We’re bringing our love and passion for the Grand […]

in Find Local Food, Guest Post, Janene Centurione

Ending Food Waste – Feeding People

The amount of food wasted in our nation is stunning. “In the United States, 31 percent — or 133 billion pounds — of the 430 billion pounds of the available food supply at the retail and consumer levels in 2010 went uneaten,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. From the point of view of […]

in Bill Palladino, Find Local Food, Food Policy, Food Waste