Author: Lauren Smith, Chief Cultivator

We’re Thrilled To Announce Our New Michigan Vendors!

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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Celebrating the Arrival of Local Apples

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!

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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FarmRaiser Partners with the Cascade Harvest Coalition

The Cascade Harvest Coalition is an incredible Seattle-based organization that is working to re-localize the food system, and they’re working with FarmRaiser as a result! The coalition is made up of a diverse group of individuals and organizations that are all committed to fostering a healthy food and farm industry throughout the state of Washington.

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Bow Hill Blueberries

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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What FarmRaiser’s All About!

Reinventing School Fundraisers with Local, Healthy Food! FarmRaiser founder, Mark Abbott, had finally had enough of his kids hawking unhealthy products to their family, friends, and neighbors when he decided to found new school fundraising company, FarmRaiser. This reinvention of the time-honored tradition of product-based school fundraising eliminates the unhealthy, sugar-laden products chock full of…

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