Bushels of Fresh Foods & Family Fun Are Waiting to be Explored Along Kent Harvest Trails

Nearly 20 farms in the Greater Grand Rapids area are participating in the 2016 KENT HARVEST TRAILS, providing families the opportunity to enjoy loads of country fun. Activities and tours begin mid-September and run through the end of October (although farms may actually open sooner and extend their season into early November, weather permitting).

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North Peak to release year-round cherry beer

Stay Mellow. Tying into its Traverse City origin and to the “Up North” culture the brand stands for, it seems only fitting for North Peak to add a year-round cherry beer to its repertoire. Fortified by the fresh water of the Great Lakes and the sweet iconic flavors of Traverse City, Mellow is a higher gravity ale brewed with Michigan cherries and hibiscus.

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Promote Michigan Celebrates 12th Anniversary With Michigan-Themed Public Fundraiser at Downtown Market – Grand Rapids

To celebrate the last dozen years of business, Promote Michigan is hosting a public party to benefit the Educational Foundation of the Downtown Market – Grand Rapids on Thursday, August 18 (5-7 pm).

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Promote Michigan Celebrates 12th Anniversary With Michigan-Themed Public Fundraiser at Downtown Market – Grand Rapids

To celebrate the last dozen years of business, Promote Michigan is hosting a public party to benefit the Educational Foundation of the Downtown Market – Grand Rapids on Thursday, August 18 (5-7 pm).

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Streetcar Partners Management to Expand Michigan Hop Production with New Acquisition

Streetcar Partners Management, LLC has purchased a controlling interest in New Mission Organics and Michigan Hop Alliance, leading innovators in Michigan hop farming based in Omena, Michigan. The two entities will be merged and retain the name Michigan Hop Alliance under the Streetcar umbrella of companies.

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Kent Harvest Trails Offers Fresh Local Foods & Family Farm Fun in Pure Michigan

Nearly 20 farms in the Greater Grand Rapids area are participating in the 2015 Kent Harvest Trails, providing families the opportunity to enjoy loads of country fun. Activities and tours begin mid-September and run through the end of October (although farms may actually open sooner and extend their season into early November, weather permitting).

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Savor the Autumn Season with these Limited Edition Fall Flavors from Hudsonville Ice Cream

As colors begin to show on the trees around the Great Lakes Region, thoughts turn to the harvest of the season—of cider, donuts and apples. To celebrate these comforting flavors, Holland-based Hudsonville Ice Cream has released two fruit-inspired flavors centered around Michigan’s largest and most valuable fruit crop. Both Cider Mill Donut and Pure Michigan Salted Caramel Apple feature pieces of locally-sourced apples.

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Giving Thanks for Michigan’s Rich Bounty

Michigan is often referred to as the “Mitten of Plenty” – and as we head into the fall harvest season it’s the perfect time to reflect and give thanks for the state’s thriving agricultural bounty. We produce more than 200 commodities here in the Great Lakes State – generating more than $90 billion for the state’s economy.

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