Press Releases

Farmer Turns Blue Lemons Into Lemonade – Fall/Winter 2012/13

When he bought a small blueberry farm in SW Michigan in the summer of 2008, Joe Corrado was told his berries were an outmoded variety and would always end up machine-picked and frozen for the processed food industry. read on

Michigan Farm Rents Out Blueberry Bushes – Fall/Winter 2012/13

The owners, Joe and Frank Corrado, believe their blueberry bush rental program in Southwest Michigan’s fruit belt is a new step forward that speaks to the intense interest people have today in connecting with their food supply. read on

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