Here at Feeding America West Michigan, we believe everyone should have access to fresh, local produce – including our food insecure neighbors. Revolution Farms takes this belief to heart by choosing to donate 1 percent of its hydroponically grown lettuce.
Two years ago, Feeding America West Michigan tried something new. We decided to grow our own produce: three acres of sweet corn at Eastmanville Farm in Ottawa County. The results: more than 17,000 pounds of homegrown food for our neighbors … Continue reading
Benton Harbor, Michigan — March 16, 2015 — A big slice of the Benton Harbor Fruit Market is now dedicated to hunger relief. Download the Press Release The family of Eau Claire farmer and produce broker Jeffery Marc Mattner donated … Continue reading
At 11:30 yesterday morning, we got a call from Matt Hehl. He was at Eastmanville Farm with his tractor and our bag of seed. The long-awaited day had finally arrived. Sweet corn doesn’t do well in waterlogged soil, and for … Continue reading
Picture 60,000 seedlings breaching the top soil on a farm in Ottawa County. Then imagine those seedlings growing into six-foot-tall stalks ripe with ears of sweet corn, each one destined for the plate of someone struggling with hunger. As you … Continue reading