News — summer

Michele's Limited Edition Mystical Magical Matcha Granola, a collaboration with Jason Mraz featuring Navitas Organics Matcha Powder

Meet the Magical Ingredient in our Latest Limited Edition

It’s mystical, magical and a key ingredient in our latest Limited Edition Granola: It’s Matcha! When we started conversations with singer, songwriter and granola connoisseur Jason Mraz about what ingredients he’d like to feature in a collaborative granola, matcha quickly rose to the top of the list.

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Working on the farm at Soul Fire Farm. Photo credit: Soul Fire

2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Soul Fire Farm

Michele’s Granola established the Give One Fund in 2022 to make annual grants to organizations working to improve access to fresh, healthy foods. We’ve been giving in this space for over a decade, and one thing has become undeniably clear: Poverty and food insecurity disproportionately impact BIPOC families and communities. As such, we endeavor to support locally-led organizations that meaningfully include BIPOC voices and leadership to cultivate sustainable solutions of self-sufficiency, or as Soul Fire Farm refers to it, “seeding sovereignty.” Soul Fire Farm is an incredibly impressive organization and one of our 2022 Give One grantees. Founded in 2010,...

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Local Baltimore Farmers Market EXCLUSIVES!

More than 13 years after Michele sold her first bag of handmade granola at a farmers market, the farmers market is still a wonderful place to connect directly with our customers and try new and innovative flavors. In fact, some of our most popular new varieties--including Cranberry Pecan, Lemon Pistachio and Toasted Muesli--made their debut at the farmers market where they were tested and tweaked before they made it into our lineup. This spring, we asked our team to tap into their wildest imaginations to suggest new and innovative granola flavors featuring their favorite ingredients, and they delivered a long list that...

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The First Ever Granola Olympics!

For years, there's been talk among our team about how fun it would be to host a competition where we could flex our muscle and demonstrate the unique skills we've mastered to master to prepare and package our granola. On July 2, 2018, years of planning came to fruition as Michele's Granola hosted the first ever Granola Olympics! At stake were bragging rights and some sweet prizes in categories including Fastest Hand Mixing, Best Pan Patting, Best Hand Scooper and Fastest Bag Sealing, plus there was a trivia round for extra team points. While speed contributed to the score, above all, ...

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