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Michigan’s Newly Profitable Asparagus Alley

May 22, 2005 | By Patty Cantrell

Along Lake Michigan, growers fill expanding fresh market...

The Serious Side of Selling Fun On Farms

April 27, 2005 | By Patty Cantrell

Macomb growers push township to regulate ‘agritourism’...

Conservatives Propose Factory Farm Waste Subsidies

February 28, 2005 | By Patty Cantrell

Fine tuning needed, say some, to be fair to small farms...

It’s A Family Affair

February 3, 2005 | By Patty Cantrell

Former Big Ag booster now says small is beautiful and profitable...

Overcharging for Excellence

January 14, 2005 | By Patty Cantrell

Michigan’s new wastewater fee threatens small poultry farms...

Up North, Voters Weigh Buying Farmers’ Development Rights

October 10, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Successful five-township ballot could energize preservation programs statewide...

Family Farms Grow by Selling Shares to Neighbors

September 8, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Upcoming conference shows how, why ‘CSA’ works...

Lansing Tries Again on Farmland Tax Reform

July 11, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Are House-passed bill’s anti-speculative measures strong enough?...

An Ode to Asparagus and Local Food

July 7, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Empire's new tradition aims to restore an ancient one...

Big Boxes, Little Boxes, and Farmland Protection

June 24, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Reforming farm subsidies can slow sprawl, trim waistlines...

Aiding The Hunt For Healthier Local Foods

June 21, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

New five-county guide puts farmers and consumers together...

An Ode to Asparagus and Local Food

May 26, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Empire’s new tradition aims to restore an ancient one...

Granholm Vetoes Farmland Tax Bill

April 16, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Opponents said it would accelerate rather than slow sprawl...

Staying Outdoors Fattens Hogs and Profits

February 17, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Niman’s natural pork market boosts smaller Michigan producers...

Federal “Green Payments” for Entrepreneurial Farms At Risk

January 28, 2004 | By Patty Cantrell

Bush administration squeezes environmental farm program...

A Sweet Promise of Success

October 8, 2003 | By Patty Cantrell

Organic tart cherries offer a new, profitable market...

Saving Land and Money

September 18, 2003 | By Patty Cantrell

Massachusetts helps farmers build more prosperous operations...

Sweet Promise of Success

September 3, 2003 | By Patty Cantrell

Organic tart cherry farmers see a more profitable market...

Adjusting the Zone Defense

August 24, 2003 | By Patty Cantrell

As farms develop new businesses, townships remove old obstacles...

No More Canned Spinach?

July 22, 2003 | By Patty Cantrell

Congress may help local farms freshen school cafeteria fare...

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