Head to a Local Farmer’s Market This Summer!

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Farmer’s Markets are great in the spring and summer months. You can buy local produce from a farm near you. Support Michigan’s agriculture as you try new fruits and veggies! Here is a list of great Farmer’s Markets, flower markets and Cider Mills near you! Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market – Rochester All products grown or […]

What You Crave Changes As The Seasons Change

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Do you ever think about how your cravings for certain foods change and develop as the seasons change? In the summer, I bet you were all about juicy watermelon and fresh fruits, dripping popsicles, and amazing home-grown salads. Now that fall is quickly approaching, you may be just starting to think about pumpkin-spiced coffee, fresh-picked […]

September Is Here! Enjoy Labor Day Weekend Sept. 2-5

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Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market Opens Where: Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion & Riley Park, Grand River Ave & Grove St, Farmington, MI 48336 Date: Weekly on Saturdays Time: 9:00am—2:00pm Next on: Saturday, September 3, 2011 Shop for Michigan produce, baked goods, locally-produced honey, hand-crafted soaps, fine art and jewelry and a variety of unique […]

Greener By The Minute: 12 Simple Habits To Help Mother Earth

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Let’s face it: we all want to help the environment, but many times we are too busy with our daily lives to make the big changes that we think are needed to develop a more sustainable lifestyle and a more environmentally friendly culture. We don’t have time to lobby for climate change initiatives, or get […]

A Program Pioneered In Takoma Park Takes Hold In Recession-Ravaged Michigan

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A program that first sprouted at the Crossroads Farmers Market in Takoma Park in 2004 has firmly taken root in Michigan, where healthful-food advocates will launch a statewide effort this spring to double the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits used at farmers markets. The goal, say organizers, is to give low-income families access to locally […]