Category Archives: Local Sources

Local sources of fresh, seasonal food.

CSA 101: Learning to Eat Local

Chelsea Community Kitchen features blog posts about local food topics featuring local sources for those in Western Washtenaw County.  Guest writers are encourage to contact us at chelseacommunitykitchen@gmail.com for info about submitting a potential post. Wonderful presentation on the what, why, … Continue reading

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Local Food Gains a Following in Washtenaw County

Food is indeed one of life’s greatest pleasures; more than just a necessity, meals have set the scene for everything from family bonding to diplomatic bargaining throughout history. Unfortunately, in today’s overscheduled society, convenience meals and fast food become practical … Continue reading

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IN SEASON: Cherries

Chelsea Community Kitchen features “IN SEASON” a blog post about what’s currently in season in Southeast Michigan with local sources for those in Western Washtenaw County.  Guest writers are encourage to contact us at chelseacommunitykitchen@gmail.com for info about submitting a … Continue reading

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Our Broken Food System – What Needs to Change?

Oran Hesterman, founder of the Fair Food Network, a non-profit based here in Michigan, was recently interviewed by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a University of Michigan alumnus and CNN’s reporter on health issues.  You can see the 5 minute interview here. … Continue reading

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Include Healthy, Local Food in Your Plans for April and May

Here are two CCK offerings you won’t want to miss: Connecting to Your Local Food System – Visit our booth at the Chelsea Spring Expo, Saturday, April 14, 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, in the WSEC cafeteria. The Expo opens … Continue reading

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Hopeful Signs for Michigan and Our Food System

Check out this article by Kim Bayer about hopeful signs for Michigan and our food system.  Kim captures much of what’s been going on to make locally grown and produced food more available.  There were more business and organizations than … Continue reading

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Eat Better Food Sampling at the 5 Healthy Towns Party

Come to the 5 Healthy Towns Party, Sunday, September 25, noon – 4 PM, at Chelsea High School and sample healthy foods sourced by Chelsea Community Kitchen.  We’ve found local, healthy, tasty food – 3 different items, snacks and sides … Continue reading

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Tracking the Michigan Harvest

Here’s a handy site that will give you a “heads up” about when Michigan fruits and vegetables typically become available. http://www.pickyourown.org/MIharvestcalendar.htm Please “Contact Us” if you know of similar sights folks might find useful.

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