82nd Annual Michigan Farmers’ Union Convention & Member Meeting

The Michigan Farmers Union is a grassroots organization dedicated to protecting the social and economic well-being of Michigan family farmers. Each year, they host an annual meeting to discuss policy issues at hand, before pushing them forward to the national level. This year at the 82nd Annual Michigan Farmers’ Union Convention and Member Meeting in […]

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The Huron Shores Local Food Coalition Envisions a Return to a Northeast Regional Food System

Being the second most diverse agricultural producer in the nation, Michigan has no shortage of specialty crops. In fact, lake effect microclimates are generally the most ideal for growing cherries, apples, and other stone fruits you’ve seen bolstering the economy of northwest Michigan for decades. However, over the years, young people have relocated from Northeast […]

Who is Michigan Farmers Union?

Michigan Farmers Union is a grassroots organization that works to protect the social and economic well-being of family farmers throughout the Great Lakes State. Our members are our policy makers. We engage elected officials on issues that come directly from our membership and press lawmakers to implement and enforce laws and regulations that will strengthen […]

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