Next Crop Shortage? Affordable Farmland

Mary Brower and her husband, Aaron, relocated to northern lower Michigan several years ago in search of affordable farmland. Together in May 2012 they launched Bluestem Farm in rural Antrim County and in the years since built an active community-supported agriculture (CSA) program and even...

The Second Home Market – Healthy, And Only Getting Healthier

Near Northport there is a luxury house along the sandy Grand Traverse Bay shoreline listed for $1.38 million, which recently hosted a flurry of interested buyers and basically serves as an economic barometer for up-and-coming real estate professional Aric Browning. “We are getting a lot of...