Cherries Make a Great Summer Treat!

July 2, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

As many locavores might agree, living the seasons by what is seasonally available makes for a lot of excitement when the harvest of certain produce arrives. With cherries comes the knowledge that the heart of summer has arrived and plenty of pit spitting at the beach! Cherries have a short growing season with the peak of it falling at the height of summer.

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Don’t Miss the Remainder of Michigan Asparagus Season!

June 5, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Asparagus officinallis is one of the first crops that sprouts every year and is prided for its distinct taste and texture. For those ingrained in a local Michigan diet, asparagus is the first sign of a diverse abundance of fresh produce returning to the market.

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5 Reasons to Love your Local Farmers Market

June 1, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Doing a portion of your shopping at your local Farmers Market is an easy and enjoyable way to insure that you are eating with the seasons and supporting your local economy.

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Celebrating the Arrival of Local Apples

October 15, 2014 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Apples have long been a fruit tied closely to the coming of fall. In Michigan, droves of people (local foodies or not) flock to the apple orchards come fall for fresh pressed apple cider – making the apple orchard one of the most common ways for Michiganders to connect with their local agriculture scene. Although […]

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Join the Community Supported Agriculture Movement!

July 28, 2014 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Want to support your local farmers? Like the idea of having direct access to fresh, high quality, locally grown produce? Interested to do a little more experimenting in your kitchen? If so, we recommend looking into joining the rapidly growing movement called Community Supported Agriculture, also known as CSA.

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Bow Hill Blueberries

July 22, 2014 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

The Bow Hill Blueberry Farm (Bow, WA) has been a staple partner for FarmRaiser in Washington since we started working there. The farm sits on the original property of the Anderson Blueberry Farm, in the fertile lands of the Skagit Valley. They’ve been an established farm since 1947, making them the oldest family-run blueberry farm […]

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