Stories tagged: "Michigan Farmers"

Michigan Is the Top Producer of Asparagus in the US. Find It in Local Grocery Stores Now.

And, here are a few tips to make sure your asparagus are local, fresh, and delicious.

Farmers harvest a crop in southwest Michigan. (Loren King via Unsplash)
16 Rural Michigan Communities Score State Grants For Economic Growth

More than $1.8 million in state grants were awarded to 22 projects across Michigan. Each of them promote land-based industries, and will support infrastructure that benefits rural communities. 

Michigan’s Best Winter Farmers’ Markets & What’s In-Season Right Now

Michigan’s rich soil gives us some of the best produce in the country. But even when it’s frozen, you can still find plentiful fresh produce at your local farmers’ market.

Farmers Mix Trees, Crops, Livestock to Fight Climate Change
Michigan Farmers Mix Trees, Crops, Livestock to Fight Climate Change

Michigan farmers and others are growing crops, trees and livestock on the same land to help battle climate change.

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.

A northern Michigan farm. (Image via Shutterstock)
10 Most Valuable Crops Grown in Michigan

Stacker compiled a list of the most valuable crops grown in Michigan using data from the US Department of Agriculture state agriculture overview.