Everything has its own season; strawberries, cherries, lavenderblueberries, and more. Especially here in Michigan where the summer season isn't as long as in other spots in the country, we have to make the most out of those warmer season months.

Sweet Corn Season

Despite that, summertime in Michigan sees a good amount of harvesting, including sweet corn. And now is the time for sweet corn.

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Just like picking out the best strawberries and cherries, now is the time to pick out the best ears of corn, and these six mid-Michigan farms have their doors open for you to do so. Get ready to do a little shucking, and check out the list below to find where all these awesome farms are.

Reese Farms

Reese Farms opened for their first sweet corn day of the season today, August 1st. You can pick up a dozen ears of corn for $8, or a whole bushel for $35.Find them at 14633 Wood Road in Lansing. They also carry beef and other garden goodies.

Andy T's Farm Market

Andy T's in St Johns is known for their gourmet sweet corn and their pumpkins. And while it's not yet time for pumpkins, it's definitely time for sweet corn. They're open daily from 8 am to 7 pm. Andy T's has more than sweet corn, too. You can find delicious cherries, tomatoes, zucchini, and more!

 

Butcher Farms

Here's another Lansing area farm that's serving up sweet corn (and more), this time in Mason. Sweet corn season is in full swing here. Not to mention the numerous other produce options they offer, like onions, jalapenos, zucchini, broccoli, and more.

 

Diederich's Berry & Produce Farm

You probably remember Diederich's from our list of u-pick strawberry farms. Don't forget, they offer other products too, including sweet corn. You can find Diedrich's at 3357 Morrice Road in Webberville.

 

Felzke Farms

Felzke Farms is another place that offers u-pick strawberries in the early parts of summer. They do cherries and blueberries, too. Now, they're offering up some delicious sweet corn. Find them at 5501 W Herbison Road in DeWitt.

 

Pray Farms

Pray Farms is located in Eaton Rapids, but they have multiple farm stand locations. One on Gunnell Road in Eaton Rapids, one on Canal Road in Dimondale, and another in the Ace Hardware parking lot in Grand Ledge. Get yourself some sweet corn, green beans, and more.

The Best You-Pick Cherry Farms Across Michigan

Now that Michigan's really getting into summer, it's the perfect season for cherry picking.
Whether you want to stay around town in the mid-Michigan area, or perhaps make a day of it and travel someplace new and check out the Michigan town that's literally famous for its cherry festival; Traverse City, there are plenty of great you-pick cherry places across the state. Check out where you can pick your own cherries across Michigan.

Enjoy a Cute Picnic Lunch at This West Michigan Cattle Ranch

If you are in need of a bit of rest and relaxation and have time to take a little day trip to Allendale Charter Township on Michigan's west side, then perhaps this adorable cattle ranch is just the place for you. You can book a two-hour picnic lunch at the Texas Longhorn Cattle Ranch Airbnb hosted by Sherry. She'll set up your table just outside of the grazing area, so you can graze on lunch while you watch adorable calves and cattle graze on grass. Take a look at all the cute photos below.

9 Wonderful Items to Put in a Lansing-Themed Gift Basket

As Michael Scott from The Office once said, "Gift baskets are amazing. Gift baskets are the essence of class and fanciness. They are the ultimate present that a person can receive." And I don't disagree with him. That's why I decided to put together my own gift basket, but in my case, a Lansing-themed basket. Take a look through the goodies below to see what kind of items would make for a wonderful Lansing-themed gift basket. I tried to stick true to Michael's beliefs that a "little bit of fat and salt" is what people really want.