Food In the News

Recent news items about topics related to this year's Reading Together program.

High Demand for Michigan Craft Beers Creates Demand for Locally-grown Hops (MSU Extension)

"Local food is in high demand. Chefs, restaurant diners, parents, school cooks, foodies and non-foodies alike are driving the local food trend. Farmers markets, grocery stores and large food retail chains stock local fruits, vegetables, meats and dairy products to meet this demand. But there’s another expanding market in Michigan that is sourcing grapes for wine, corn for distilled liquor and hops for beer." More...

—Michigan State University Extension, Dec 31, 2013