Recent and Featured Food & Drink Articles

  • beans_farm to school Northwest Michigan’s Farm to School Program Thrives

    In Northern Michigan Kids news, schools across northwest Michigan have been serving up local food experiences in cafeterias, classrooms, and school gardens, and we’ll be sharing some […]

  • scarecrow Harvest Festival in Boyne City

    On October 4, 2014 Boyne City is hosting a Harvest Festival from 8 am to 4 pm in downtown Boyne City. This fall festival includes music, folk […]

  • Black Star Farms, Leelanau Cheese, October, 2004. Black Star Farms Fish Boil on September 17

    Northern Michigan winery Black Star Farms will be hosting a traditional Great Lakes Fish Boil on Wednesday September 17, 2014 at their Suttons Bay location. The Fish […]

  • JARS Northern Michigan Home Canning with Timothy Young

    Home canning enthusiast Timothy Young, Chef and President of Food for Thought and Esch Road brands, talks to MyNorth’s Eliza Foster about why he is passionate about […]

  • harvest at commons Harvest at the Commons in Traverse City

    On October 11 the Michigan Land Use Institute is offering a truly farm-to-table experience in Traverse City at the Grand Traverse Commons. Harvest at the Commons is […]

  • Legs edited Close to the Tunnel of Trees, Inside Legs Inn

    Located in Cross Village, close to Harbor Springs as well as the beloved Tunnel of Trees, this article about the Legs Inn was originally published in the […]

  • Gallaghers farm market 5 Northern Michigan Farm Markets

    Just because it’s fall doesn’t mean that local produce has disappeared from the Northern Michigan food scene! Below find five farmers markets throughout Northern Michigan that offer […]

  • jim and Judy First Annual Farm Tour at Sweeter Song Farm in Cedar

    Oryana Natural Foods Market in Traverse City is holding their first annual Farm Tour Saturday September 13th from 1-5 pm at Sweeter Song Farm in Cedar. The […]

  • Hops & props 3rd Annual Hops & Props Festival in Manistee

    The third annual Hops & Props Festival is slated for September 12th-14th in downtown Manistee. There is a lot packed into this weekend and it all begins […]

  • kilcherman's apples Find Heirloom Apples At Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm in Leelanau County

    A trip to Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm for heirloom apples is a fall-time tradition in Northern Michigan. Located north of Northport in Leelanau County, Kilcherman’s is home to 200-plus varieties of […]

  • IMG_4759 How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

    It’s back to school time for Northern Michigan Kids and with that comes packed lunches! Check out the list below for some tips and tricks from the […]

  • stompede Leelanau Peninsula’s 2014 Annual Harvest Stompede

    Leelanau Peninsula‘s annual Harvest Stompede is set to take place on the weekend of September 6th and 7th. Just a short drive from Traverse City, this event is […]

  • Cycling Outdoors Northern Michigan Biking Trails

    According to this world traveler and cyclist, Northern Michigan bikers have some of the best cycling routes in the world. This story was originally published in the August […]

  • staff photographer Summer Salad Recipe from Blue Heron Cafe in Traverse City

    Owner of Blue Heron Cafe in both Traverse City and Cadillac, Brian Williams shares thoughts from his kitchen as well as a recipe for summer vegetable salad. […]

  • pigs eatin' ribs Northern Michigan Barbecue with Pigs Eatin’ Ribs in Charlevoix

    Thanks to a new Northern Michigan restaurant and food truck, a small corner of Northern Michigan’s food scene has edged its way toward the savory succulence of […]

  • Sail the Manitou on a Labor Day cruise Events and Activities for 2014 Labor Day Weekend in Traverse City

    Planning a trip to Traverse City for Labor Day weekend? There isn’t a better time to check out the town! Whether you enjoy the water, Northern Michigan […]

  • Find the recipe for amaretto nectarines with mascarpone whipped cream below 3 Sweet Recipes with Northern Michigan Peaches and Apricots

    Come full-on summer, Northern Michigan’s food and drink scene is a blissed-out cornucopia of fruity food finds: Northern Michigan peaches, apricots, cherries, nectarines and plums—known collectively as […]

  • Bunkered barrels at Chateau Grand Traverse. Photo by Todd Zawistowski. Northern Michigan Wine 101

    The Northern Michigan wine industry has aged well: since the first experimental vine plantings in the 60s and 70s, more than three dozen Northern Michigan wineries have […]

  • Northern Michigan beer Northern Michigan Beers for Autumn

    The season is slowly changing, and it’s time to swap out those brews that kept you cool in summer for Northern Michigan beers fermented for fall. Paired […]

  • Shady Lane Cellars' new patio and bar. Photo courtesy of Shady Lane Cellars. Q&A with Adam Satchwell from Northern Michigan Winery, Shady Lane Cellars

    Located in Suttons Bay on the Leelanau Peninsula, Shady Lane Cellars was one of the early producers of Northern Michigan wine. With award-winning wines and a new outdoor […]