By Eric Freedman
Capital News Service
Michigan is the nation’s largest grower of potatoes for chips – about one in four bags sold in the U.S. is made from Michigan potatoes.
Can climate change jeopardize the state’s dominance? Maybe, a new study warns.
Continue reading Changing climate challenges potato growers, chip makers
By Karen Hopper Usher
In the past few weeks, 35-year-old John Krohn estimates his urban farm in Lansing has donated 40 pounds of food to people in need.
But don’t call it giving back.
“I don’t feel like I’m giving back because I don’t owe anybody anything,” Krohn said.
Call it community – a community Krohn said he relies on as a market, and the community where he has chosen to live.
Continue reading Young farmers excited about working with communities