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Harvesting Michigan Beechnuts

Absolute Michigan is excited to share this article about a tasty treat you can find in the woods right now courtesy of the new eatdrinkTC website from Traverse City, Michigan. The site is dedicated to Traverse City's exploding culinary scene…
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A Very Michigan Thanksgiving

Turkey by Vaughan Thanksgiving is just around the corner and over a million Michiganians will soon be hitting the road to attend family get-togethers and enjoying annual traditions. To help get ready for the upcoming holiday we have compiled…
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Michigan Cranberries & Cranberry Farming

Thanksgiving is just a week away, so we're rolling out a classic feature on cranberries!  Cranberries by argusmaniac Although Michigan only has a small number of cranberry farms in the northeast, Upper Peninsula, and the southwestern…
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Pumpkinpalooza - All About Michigan Pumpkins

About this photo, Larry the Biker writes "Linus may have found his spot in Bruce Township, Michigan. A farmer told me once that Macomb County, Michigan is one of the largest producers of pumpkins in the United States." Kathy Siler of the…
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Fat Tuesday is Paczki Day in Michigan

A couple of years ago, comedian and commentator Mo Rocca traveled to Hamtramck for CBS Sunday Morning to get this report on Pazcki Day, but as we know, sugary treats never go out of style! Hamtramck's Paczcki Day page (now offline but…
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Michigan Blackberries: Ready to Pick!

Enjoy a cup of Summer~ by Blondieyooper Taste the Local Difference says that blackberries are ready to pick! Blackberries are very high in Vitamin C and K and manganese and a good source of Vitamin E, folate, magnesium, potassium, and copper.…
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Taste the Local Difference encourages you to Spend 10

Absolute Michigan sponsor and local food partner Taste the Local Difference has released their 2011 Local Food Guide. The pocket-sized guide is packed with information about more than 300 businesses that feature local food: local farms, wineries,…
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Ready to Pick: Michigan Sweet Corn

sweet corn! by PepOmint While corn is not yet ready to pick in northern Michigan where Taste the Local Difference is based, I did see a photo pop up yesterday in the Absolute Michigan pool on Flickr showing that corn is ready to pick in…
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Ready to Pick: Michigan Cherries

Untitled by jenny murray First Michigan Cherries by RichardDemingPhotography Taste the Local Difference says that sweet cherries are ready to pick! A quick check of Real Time Farms and the photos in the Absolute Michigan pool shows…