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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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The Daily Michigan: Mother's Day Gift Box from Grocer's Daughter Chocolate

We're featuring some great gifts for Mother's Day on The Daily Michigan. Today's offering is from one of our featured partners, Grocer's Daughter Chocolate. They invite you to treat your mother to this 9 piece box of truffles and caramels.…
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March Madness: Michigan Maple Syrup Season

Cold nights and warm days have sap running like a waterfall in Michigan! March Madness by PLskell (see Peter's sap slideshow!) We just discovered a super-cool newsreel about making maple syrup in the 1950s at the Bentley Library at the…
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The Daily Michigan: Way North Foods Gift Box

Today on The Daily Michigan we're giving away a Way North Foods Gift Box from Way North Foods. The gift box contains their Dried Cherry Biscotti, Lemon Blue Berry Biscotti, Double Dark Chocolate Biscotti, Orange Cranberry Biscotti,…
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The Daily Michigan: A selection from Just Good Chocolate

Today on The Daily Michigan we've got a selection of tasty treats from Just Good Chocolate! Our winner will receive a pouch of their Mug O' Love Hot Cocoa Mix. It's a people-friendly, planet friendly YUM in your tum from organic farmers…
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The Daily Michigan: Jar Head Salsa Party Platter

Today on The Daily Michigan we're giving away a Jar Head Salsa party platter featuring 2 pints of Jar Head Salsa - 1 Regular - 1 Mild - with 2 bags of Jar Head Chips and a serving platter! Jar Head Salsa was created by Gunnery Sergeant…
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The Daily Michigan: Chocolate Covered Cherries & Cherry Salsa from Cherry Republic

Today on The Daily Michigan we're giving away large jar (17oz.) of original salsa and a one pound bag of chocolate covered cherries from our friends at Cherry Republic. As you can see from the image to the right, they have one or two items…
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Migrant workers and Michigan agriculture

“Care for and harvesting of crops is a critical, labor-intensive aspect of our agriculture. Without adequate labor, asparagus, apples, or grapes might go unharvested; corn isn’t de-tasseled, and crops are left to rot in the field. The work…
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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…