The state granted more than a quarter-million dollars for improving coastal trails and nearby towns across the state.
Grand Traverse County received the single largest grant, just under $100,000.
The rest of the money was parceled out to the Clinton River Watershed Council, and three other environmental groups farther south.
Michigan foodies said there’s more to local foods than cherries and wine.
And they said lesser known specialties like venison, hummus and beer are now available at stores thanks to what they call, a food hub.