Michigan student sells over $2,000 dollars’ worth of healthy, local products

August 28, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Raising money with FarmRaiser is fun, easy, and helps support your local food system–just ask one of our FarmRaiser champions, Lucy!

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Fresh, Local Food: It’s closer than you think!

Want to explore your local farms and farmers’ markets but aren’t sure where to start? Let FarmRaiser help.

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The Magic of Honey- a Favorite FarmRaiser Product

July 15, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.    –Albert Einstein

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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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Tips for a Delicious Healthy Local 4th of July!

June 25, 2015 / All, Family and Community Health / Comments: 0

The 4th of July is a time to gather friends and family in celebration of our national history, enjoy the sun, and share food with your community. Holiday foods can often be heavy and rely on pre-made products, so we’ve created this short guide to help you build a healthier, locally focused meal!

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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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Go Local This Holiday Season

December 17, 2014 / All / Comments: 0

Personally, this week before Christmas always seems to be the time when I finally start rushing around to buy gifts for those special people in my life. The options for holiday gifts are seemingly endless, so we thought you might appreciate this ultimate last minute local gift guide! We have a full week until Christmas arrives, and plenty of opportunity to buy some local gifts!

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We’re Thrilled To Announce Our New Michigan Vendors!

December 2, 2014 / All, Artisans and Farmers / Comments: 0

After a busy fall season at FarmRaiser, we are so happy to be turning the spotlight over to some of our wonderful new vendors in the great state of Michigan! From Traverse City to Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, Michigan is brimming with unique, innovative local food growers and producers. Check out some of the great new vendors we have been working with this year!

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An Intro to Our 7 New Seattle Vendors

November 3, 2014 / All, Artisans and Farmers / Comments: 0

Summer is over, and the leaves are quickly changing colors. Farmers and small food producers are wrapping up the summer markets, so we’re bringing them some business for the slower seasons. In the last couple of months, we’ve proudly partnered with a handful of new vendors in the Seattle area. They’re all unique businesses, and if you live in the area and haven’t tried their products yet, make it a point to check them out soon!

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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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