Stories tagged: "family farms"


Photos By Isaac Constans and Courtesy of Horning Farms
Six Generations and Counting: A Story of Michigan’s Dairy Farms

Michigan’s dairy industry is one of the strongest in the country. Fighting through the pandemic, family farms are helping fight hunger. 

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Looking for a Family Activity this Summer? Check Out These 20 Michigan U-Pick Farms.

Michigan is a great state for berries, apples, peaches, and so many other fruits. This summer, head to one of these U-Pick farms and gather some of your own!

Modern-day blueberry farming began in Michigan in the early 1900s, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD), and today this perennial crop is harvested from more than 20,000 acres. (Photos via Shutterstock)
Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches, Raspberries: Here’s Where to Find U-Pick Farms in Michigan

What better place to socially distance this summer than a big, open field full of fresh fruit and veg ripe for the picking? Here’s where to find farms in your area.

A worker prods a cow up a ramp and into a semi-truck trailer Monday at Paul Adams’ farm. Most of the 600-plus cows in his dairy herd were shipped to a large dairy farm in Texas. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Another Auction Ends a Family Farm

After 148 years, nothing left to try to avoid losing money and now a livelihood