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Savor the Season: Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes

I know that summer has really and truly arrived in Michigan when strawberries start showing up at the farmers market. Sadly strawberry season is all too short, and is already nearing an end in our area. My husband and I … Continue reading

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Washington DC’s local food landscape and FRESHFARM Markets

I am happy to report our capital city, the thriving metropolis of Washington DC, shuts down roads and stops traffic for local food – and it all began with FRESHFARM markets. The 501c3 organization runs 11 farmers markets in DC, … Continue reading

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A Visit to Snow’s Sugarbush

Last weekend we were able to take a tour of Snow’s Sugarbush, in Mason, during maple syrup season. Snow’s is a family run business that has been going strong for 40 years. Their maple syrup is a mainstay of the … Continue reading

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Starting Off Your Little One on Fresh, Homemade Baby Food

Today we’re lucky to have Kate Storey, Michigan Mama author, guest blogging for us! I only consider myself to be “moderately crunchy.” Sure, I’ll look for more natural ways of living, but I’m not completely ready to live off the … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: a Black Radish?

I’d never tried a black radish before, in fact, I thought it was a beet upon first glance at the farmers market. The friendly folks at Garden Works quickly set me straight though, and mentioned that it was a good … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Kale

As a part of our winter CSA with Brines Farm, we received some Red Russian Kale in with our lovely assortment of greens. I’m a huge fan of kale, and enjoy it sauteed, roasted, blended into soups – you name … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Sunchokes?

A week and a few days ago, at Seattle’s University District Market, I kept seeing bins and baskets brimming with brown, bumpy things. Odd looking vegetables. Some signs said sunchokes. Some said jerusalem artichokes. I had to know more. I … Continue reading

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