A Watershed Moment for NE Michigan’s Regional Food System

America’s highly productive food system is one of its beloved accomplishments. But the environment has paid a high price for this abundance, especially our rivers, streams, and lakes. In fact, according to the EPA’s National Water Quality Inventory Report, agriculture is considered to be “the most widespread source of impairment in the nation’s assessed lake […]

2ND ANNUAL THREADS ALL ARTS FESTIVAL, MARCH 10-11

We’re so excited to invite you to Threads All Arts Festival, which kicks off Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 1 PM and runs until Sunday, March 11th, 2018 at 10 PM at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse This second iteration of the festival involves over 120 artists with a connection to the southeastern Michigan area. We welcome all ages, kids under 12 get in […]

Transitioning Farmland to the Next Generation of Farmers : Land Access Educational Summit #1

Join the Southwest Land Access Partners for this educational summit on February 2, 2018 Kalamazoo Valley College, Culinary Allied Health Building 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM As we know, access to land for farming and conservation purposes is vitally important as more and more farmland will change hands in the coming years. Bringing together beginning and […]

in Economy, Event, Kelly Wilson

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