Some like them red, some like them white, and some even eat them like an apple. Say hello to Michigan onions, in season between mid-June and mid-October.

Michigan onion facts:

  • In 2009, Michigan produced 133 million pounds of Michigan onions, worth $14.3 million
  • Most Michigan onions are grown in the south central and southern counties of Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ionia, Kent, Newaygo, Ottawa and Van Buren

Nutrition:

  • Onions are rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6 and potassium

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