Agricultural Economy

Longform Eastern Market in Detroit.
Feature Story Alita Kelly gardening
Feature Story Alex Ball vends his produce.
Partner Content Rachel Bloch, the Marquette-Alger Regional Education Service Agency’s health education consultant and MFF SNAP-Ed program lead.

Innovative program makes CSAs accessible to Michigan families


Feature Story Ottawa Conservation District Watershed Technician Benjamin Jordan conducts a spring tillage survey in Ottawa County.
Feature Story Vantage Point Farmers Market in Port Huron, Michigan is open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the end of October.
Development News The Lincoln Park Farmers Market 2021 season begins Sunday, June 6.
Feature Story “People who are eating produce and fresh foods are less likely to encounter illness,” says Shannon Raynard.
Development News Social distancing in effect at the Farmington Farmers Market
Feature Story Colorful selection of produce at the Coleman Community Market.

New Community Market opens in Coleman Family Center


Feature Story Hemp is a versatile plant that can be crafted into many unique products. The flower can be smoked or made into oils. Other parts of the plant can be used to create textiles, plastics, and more.
Longform WSF member Rudy Flores. Photo courtesy Rudy Flores.
Feature Story The Ottawa County Commission recently adopted the Focus on Agriculture plan.
Feature Story A Revolution Farms employee at work.
Feature Story Colby Tucker, 14, from Hopkins in Allegan County, is in his third year of collecting and cooking sap.
Feature Story LoLita Pfeiffer picks an order of coho salmon. The most recent shipment also touted halibut, lingcod, prawns, shrimp, and cherry-hickory smoked salmon.

An Alaskan fish story, with a longline to Midland


Feature Story Greg Dunn's Blackbird Farm in Coopersville received MAEAP verification in 2020. Dunn shows off his new sign in one of their produce fields.
Longform A Food Bank of Eastern Michigan distribution at the Martus Luna Food Pantry in Flint.
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.