Articles by Jim Sluyter
Our Voices: Get Farming! Workshops Off and Running

Our Voices: Get Farming! Workshops Off and Running

The Michigan Land Use Institute’s Get Farming! project got off to a great start for the “workshop season” last week with three quality programs. On Thursday, October 27th, we participated in a program sponsored by our friends at ISLAND (the Institute for Sustainable...

Our Voices – Tour de Plants

Our Voices – Tour de Plants

There is simply nothing like a farm tour as a learning tool for growers. I don’t really care if you are a farmer wannabe, a beginner, or a veteran with years of experience. There is always something to learn. And the best people to learn from are others in the...

Choose Organic, for the Health of It

Choose Organic, for the Health of It

That means going organic, buying at farmers’ markets (if your favorite farmer is not certified organic, ask what kind of pesticides are used) and washing fruits and vegetables thoroughly before consuming them.

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