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Mighty Culinary Mushrooms

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Wednesday August 20, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Mushrooms come in many varieties, both  edible  and toxic. Edible mushrooms are highly sought after due to their multitude of flavors, textures, and medicinal benefits. After the standard white button mushroom, shiitake and oyster mushrooms...

2014 Harvest Complete

Blog: Oregon Trail Garlic   -   Tuesday August 12, 2014   -   By Kevin

2014 Garlic Harvest is complete!  What a beautiful and bountiful harvest.  We have a lot of new varieties available this year on our website, that you should could and taste! Perhaps for the last time, we have a HUGE amount of Chesnok Red available...

Banana Nut Wraps

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday August 04, 2014   -   By Phil

Here's an easy breakfast sandwich to have at home or on the go!   Thinly slice a banana and spread almond butter or your favorite nut spread on the slices; place in a double layer of romaine or iceberg lettuce and roll like a burrito. Make two or three...

Kale: Trending Now

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Tuesday July 08, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

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Home Farm Herbery’s Natural Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday July 07, 2014   -   By Arlene

Home Farm Herbery’s Natural Red Velvet Cake Makes two 9-inch cakes or 24 cupcakes   Ingredients  2-1/2 cups cake flour 3 tbsp. NATURAL cocoa powder (not Dutch processed or dark) 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp....

About Us

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday May 29, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Welcome to Harvest Michigan! Our focus is to develop a thriving, regional 'Food Hub' for the (northern) Southeast Michigan region servicing Oakland and Macomb counties. We offer services through the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, and the Buying...

Chickpeas and Spinach Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Thursday April 03, 2014   -   By Phil

Enjoy this salad alone or as a side dish! 1/2 can cooked spinach 1/2 can chickpeas 1 teaspoon cumin 2 cloves garlic 1 slice onion cut into small pieces 1/2 cup cooked whole grain pasta    Combine all ingredients except pasta in a pan and...

Chickpea and Spinach Soup

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday March 04, 2014   -   By Phil

  A easy, great tasting soup! 1/2 can spinach 1/2 can chickpeas small carrot, onion and celery chopped fine 1/2 can diced tomatoes 1/4 teaspoon each basil, oregano, tyme, rosemary, garlic 11/4 cup vegetable stock 1 cup water Combine ingredients...

Apple Ginger Snack

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Wednesday February 19, 2014   -   By Phil

  Today's recipe is a spicy and naturally sweet pick-me-up for a healthy snack!   1 cored apple, sliced into 1/4" pieces (leave skin on) 1 tablespoon fresh ground ginger root 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon   Mix ingredients...

Fruit Dressing

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Thursday January 09, 2014   -   By Phil

  After the long holidays of eating rich foods and deserts I don't normally indulge in;  I like to go back to eating healthy, natural foods. One of my favorites is a simple salad with fruit dressing. Mix lettuce with chopped veggies and add pineapple...

One Acre Farm restoration project April 2008 - pre...

Blog: One Acre Farm restoration   -   Monday November 11, 2013   -   By Stella Jane

April 2008 this one acre was covered with trash piled 6 high down the driveway. Six cars rusted in various areas.  I lived alone for the first time in my life and took 20 pickup loads to the dump, and recycled dozens of barrels of glass, plastic and...

Resilience Newberg CSA

Blog: Easthope Farm   -   Thursday October 10, 2013   -   By Farmer Boy

I am intending to start a different kind of CSA in the Newberg area come 2014. Based on Carol Deppe's book, The Resilient Gardener, I would like to offer a CSA whereby members can take part in a farming enterprise that will help to make them more locally...

WhaHooo! Half way through!

Blog: Oregon Trail Garlic   -   Thursday September 19, 2013   -   By Kevin

We got to the halfway point on cleaning and sorting our garlic today!  That's about 1,500 lbs WOW.  This is our first big year, and the scope of the labor involved is really clear now.  I did all of the cleaning and sorting by myself last year,...

Want to stay healthy? Buy local

Blog: Mill Road Farms- working hard to feed the masses   -   Wednesday August 07, 2013   -   By Cara

With the growing trend of CSAs, farmers markets, and the idea of eating from where you live, it is important for the consumers to know why this is all going to make a huge difference in our lives.  Eating locally has so many benefits, not just for our...

A Drop in theBucket

Blog: Me and My Honey   -   Thursday June 27, 2013   -   By Dawn

Healing Rain Though it has been a comfortable start to the season, the last week or so has been hot and humid and sucking all the moisture out of the leaves of the beautiful garden plants.  Gardeners and Farmers are two of the most hopeful people you...

Locavore90

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday May 10, 2013   -   By Katie

Guess what? I’ve been keeping a little secret (ok, a big secret) and I’m super excited to finally spill the beans! For the last several months I’ve been hard at work planning a community-wide program that revolves around our core values – saving money,...

10 Ways to Save Money on Food

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 25, 2013   -   By Katie

If your household is similar to ours, the grocery slice of the budget pie is sizable enough to get your attention. Most “experts” recommend budgeting 14-20% of your take home pay for food (groceries, lattes, eating at restaurants, etc.). A recent study...

Cucumbers and Tarragon, a Nifty Combination©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday March 21, 2013   -   By Arlene

Cucumbers and Tarragon, a Nifty Combination© by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery We all know how to prepare cucumbers. When our organic garden starts producing lots of them we put them in salads, we prepare pickles, we make...

Diary of a diet

Blog: Will Heal Farm   -   Wednesday March 06, 2013   -   By farmernudd

I created this blog to offer insight into healthy eating.  Thinking of food as medicine and not just a meal.  I love to eat and when food taste good I feel more satisfied.  I have learned over the years that too much salt and sugar ruins the...

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