Winter Squash Bountiful in West Michigan

A few more thoughts on local winter squash... Delicata, butternut, acorn . . . these are just a few of the squash I’ve been receiving in my CSA from Groundswell Community Farm the past few weeks. Recently a friend posted an article on Facebook that talked about how there really aren’t “pumpkins” in your canned … Continue reading Winter Squash Bountiful in West Michigan

Celebrating West Michigan Bounty at Field & Cork Dinner

What happens when creativity, passion and farm fresh ingredients collide?  A farm to table dinner event that has everyone talking in the local West Michigan community.  On a beautiful Saturday evening on August 6th, two local chefs and two farmers created a venue in Ada, Michigan that went above and beyond your typical picnic in … Continue reading Celebrating West Michigan Bounty at Field & Cork Dinner

Saving the Season: Late July 2016

This seems to be an especially good year for growing vegetables, as evidenced by my own garden and the generous amount of vegetables that I’ve been receiving in my CSA. These are the days that we dream about in the winter! Now is the perfect time to think about putting some of those extra goodies … Continue reading Saving the Season: Late July 2016

Greater Grand Rapids CSAs

Below is information as gleaned from publicly available sources. As I have discovered over the years, farmers are often busy planting/growing/harvesting/planning and don't always update their websites or social media. So please be sure to verify prices and pickup information with them directly! Not sure if a CSA is right for you? Download this free … Continue reading Greater Grand Rapids CSAs

Winter Locavore Options in West Michigan

Winter is here.  Most Community Supported Agriculture Shares have ceased. So if your New Year's resolution includes eating more local food, what can you do? Never fear, the following Farmers Markets have winter hours: Fulton Street Farmers Market  (January - April, Saturdays 10 AM - 1 PM) Holland Farmers Market is open on the first and … Continue reading Winter Locavore Options in West Michigan