Food Infographic To Make You Think

This infographic comes to us from our good friends at the Fair Food Network. ¬†Oran Hesterman, executive director of the Detroit based nonprofit, hired renown economist Michael Shuman to research the potential impacts of shifting the local food economy in Michigan up by 20%. ¬†This graphic is part of a summary of Shuman’s report that […]

in Economy, Food Policy

A Season of Transition

Cold temperatures are descending on northern Michigan as one season ends and another approaches. But more than ever before, local farmers are extending their growing season with greenhouses, hoophouses and covering late season crops to shield them from frost. With that effort, even throughout the cold winter months, consumers have access to fresh, local produce. […]

in Farmers Markets, Find Local Food, Retail, Tricia Phelps