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Every month you will receive a Michigan specialty crop box in the mail. You will have until the 15th of that month to create a recipe, nutrition analysis, and photo to be returned to Amanda Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This project is 100% grant funded and provides an excellent opportunity for you to teach recipe development, knife cuts, nutrition, product procurement and instill an appreciation for Michigan products.

Produce Profiles

Apples Asparagus Blackberries & Raspberries
Cabbage Cantaloupe
Carrots Cherries Chili Peppers
Lettuce Mushrooms
Onions Parsnips Peaches & Nectarines
Pears Peas Potatoes
Strawberries Summer Squash Table Grapes
Tomatoes Variety Melons Watermelon
Winter Squash    

Recipe Template

Specialty Crop listing

Septembers Product:
“Dried South Haven Blueberries
Cultivar: Jersey
Growth Habit: Upright, Bushy 6ft-8ft H
Hardy in zones 4-7
Risks: Moderate resistance to mummy-berry, red ringspot; susceptible to shoestring & blueberry leaf mottle viruses as well as Phomopsis twig blight.”

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