Entries by Mike Hughes

Local Food Challenge – Chicken Through The Winter!

Entrepreneurship is all about identifying “problems” and offering creative solutions to meet customer needs. We work hard to encourage this type of thinking by everyone at Doorganics.  Back in 2013, we started offering pasture raised, local meat to our customers. Traditionally, as consumers, we simply go to the big grocery store and buy chicken from […]

Grab Your Spatula: It’s Grilling Season!

We have some beautiful spring weather to look forward to this month and with longer days and warmer nights, the grill becomes a focal point of our meals again! Grilling is one of the absolute best ways to add flavor to your meals without fat or sodium. Grilling gives us opportunities to expand the variety […]

West Michigan Farms: Local Season Update

Hello Friends, The local greenhouses are full and by the end of the month the fields will be full of life. May is all about transplanting…but not too soon! Timing is everything for local West Michigan farmers hoping to avoid a late frost. There is a late frost predicted next week! This will be our […]

Introducing The Pink Pearl Apple

Fall isn’t quite here yet, but pie-making season is just around the corner. When it comes to making apple pie, you can’t go wrong with a Honeycrisp or Granny Smith apple, but why not expand your palette with an heirloom variety that will surprise your senses! Introducing The Pink Pearl Apple When normal, well behaving, adults […]

NEW VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes at Lettuce Boy Farm

A few weeks ago the Doorganics crew headed out to Belding for a tour of Lettuce Boy Farm. Farmer Jonathan was able to show us around the beautiful family farm where lots of your delicious local organic veggies come from 🙂 What a treat! Farmer Jonathan and the rest of the family are working ridiculously hard […]

High Quality Kitchen Staples & Why It’s Important

Changing your grocery purchasing decisions to “organic” can be challenging and time consuming. It’s best to start small, but with the biggest impact. Focus on the staples!  Which kitchen staples play a role in your life on a daily basis? Whether you’re cooking morning eggs & toast, or grilling out for a gourmet dinner, the same basics continue […]

We Love Grand Rapids Beer Week

Grand Rapids is known for beer and this is the week we celebrate the local scene! We’re proud to enjoy so many great breweries in our backyard. The conversations at Doorganics often turns to craft brew, and fun stories of brewery visits and local bands. In honor of beer week we thought it would be […]