GRAND RAPIDS, (WZZM) - Chestnuts were roasting in downtown Grand Rapids Saturday.
The Michigan Chestnut Growers were selling and roasting chestnuts at the Downtown Market. The group is a partnership between 28 growers from around the state.
Growers tell WZZM that Michigan chestnuts are sweeter than other chestnuts, because of the state's soil and climate. Chestnuts are also used in to create different gluten-free foods and beverages.