Isabella, Arenac, and Wexford county schools – among others – are planning on crunching on an apple next week for “Apple Crunch Day”.
Michigan Apple Crunch is a statewide campaign aimed at increasing access to healthy, Michigan grown food – specifically apples. Continue reading
31 million bushels of apples are expected to be harvested in Michigan this season. That’s up seven-million bushels from last year.
Some apples like Ginger Gold and Paula Red are already in stores. Other types will be available later this month. Continue reading
Fruit growers are taking some time in the middle of a cold, Michigan winter to network and talk grapes, apples and cherries.
Officials said the 2015 Northwest Orchard and Vineyard Show is an opportunity for growers to learn new techniques for better production.
They said 2014 was a dynamic year for Michigan’s commercial fruit growers because of last year’s harsh winter. And grapes in particular were impacted. Continue reading