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    Millennials in Agriculture

    Published on December 7, 2017

    Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce in 2025. This article combines a two part story originally published by MSU Extension about how millennials will impact the food industry as food producers as well as consumers.

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    Add Michigan Grown Poultry to Your Menu

    Published on November 17, 2017

    Many of the poultry products that are raised in Michigan are sold into national markets, however a significant number are marketed locally by smaller scale producers.

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    Michigan Agriculture’s State Budget Wins

    Published on November 9, 2017

    Agriculture saw gains in the Michigan fiscal year 2017-2018 budget over the summer. The budget brings more funding for emergency management, food safety, animal health and disease response, and infrastructure in the state.

  • Assorted foods made with Michigan beans.

    Beans on the Menu: A Surprising Twist on Traditional Fare

    Published on October 19, 2017

    The Good Food Bite continues its National Farm to School Month celebration this week with a story about how chefs and researchers are using locally-grown beans in innovative recipes for school menus.

  • Spring is Primetime to Network for Michigan’s Meat Processors

    Published on April 6, 2017

    Michigan's fruit and vegetable producers are busy prepping fields, starting seeds, and generally ramping up for the summer growing season. The same is true for many livestock producers, who are busy with young animals and pasture management.

  • Allen Market Place’s 2016 CSA fair

    Celebrate National CSA Day!

    Published on February 24, 2017

    Are you an adventurous eater, looking to try new produce? Was part of your New Year's Resolution to eat more vegetables? Do you dread fitting weekly grocery store trips into your busy schedule? If so, consider joining a CSA!

  • Past Hunger Walks have drawn over 600 individuals. Photo courtesy Access of West Michigan.

    Access of West Michigan to hold 39th annual Hunger Walk

    Published on April 25, 2016

    On May 1, Access of West Michigan will hold their 39th annual Hunger Walk. The walk this year is focused on celebrating the Good Food Principles as outlined in the Michigan Good Food Charter.

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