Agricultural Economy

Feature Story Sarah Longstreth of Good Stead Farm masked-up and embraced the new restrictions. Longstreth, whose business is based in Hope, Michigan, sells fresh produce including lettuce, salad greens, microgreens, garlic, tomatoes and carrots.

Despite slow start, Midland Area Farmers Market season was a home run


Longform Eastern Market staff load food boxes that were ordered online.
Feature Story Social distancing in effect at the Farmington Farmers Market
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Feature Story The Kruithoff family works on their Ottawa County farm, planting a test plot of different varieties of soybeans for a seed company.

Ottawa County program preserves farmland for future generations


Feature Story Crop dusting planes maneuver to avoid electric lines, irrigation towers, woods and more when working. (Photo by Bev Berens)
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Feature Story Andy Rozendaal (left) and John Puttrich (right) comprise the leadership team and are Eighth Day Farm's two full time employees.
Feature Story Jake Tebos, (left) wholesale grower of potting plants in Allendale, discusses issues unique to his niche in the marketplace with Secretary Perdue (right).

West Michigan farmers share concerns with USDA Secretary


Feature Story Chara Bouma-Prediger is the Holland Farmers Market's new Food Navigator.

Farmers Market adds bilingual Food Navigator to assist shoppers


Feature Story Quinn and Violet Tunison walk through the sunflowers.

Sunflower field draws appreciative crowds to Olive Township farm


Feature Story Michelle Bombe in her garden at her Laketown Township home.

Backyard gardens gain popularity during pandemic


Longform Winona Bynum at Old City Acres farm in Belleville.

Michigan's local food economy rises to meet COVID-19's challenges


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Feature Story Kelly Raterink talks to customers.
Partner Content Riddle Elementary students at their school garden.

How edible schoolyards in Lansing help feed the community


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Auburn Farmers Market preps for mid-June opening


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Feature Story A staffer prepares for one of the Ypsi Area Online Market's first food distributions.