Stories tagged: "family farms"


Christine Roperti, 77, helps out along the line at Roperti's Turkey Farm, which expects to sell 4,400 turkeys for this Thanksgiving.
This 74-Year-Old Family Turkey Farm Has Locals Flocking to Southeast Michigan

Step back into the good old days here at Roperti’s, a turkey farm where the family eats crab legs for Thanksgiving.

Photo credit: Katherine Jianas/Shutterstock
‘Made in Michigan’: A Record Year for Food and Forest Exports Is Good News Amid Disruptions

The value of exports for Michigan agricultural, food, and forest products was way up in 2021, despite challenges.

Photo by AP
Reindeer Games: 6 Spots in Michigan Featuring Holiday Friends

You can guide your sleigh to these Michigan spots featuring real reindeer and holiday activities that are fun for the family.

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24 of Michigan’s Best Christmas Tree Farms

Ready to deck the halls and get into the Christmas spirit? Find your perfect tree at one of these 24 Michigan 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!