“Before the reward, there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.” – Ralph Ransom
The abundance of northern Michigan’s many riches is never more apparent than now. The approaching fall demands that farmers set our tables with the literal fruits of their summer’s labor. Visit one of our local farmers markets and be ready for an impressive diversity of locally grown crops.
When you mix peaches, bourbon, and two sticks of butter, it’s going to taste good–so that’s exactly what I did for my birthday Bourbon Peach Cobbler.
Grow Benzie’s Farmers Market is celebrating its 6th year as one of the few afternoon markets available in the region.
The Pittsfield Township Farmers Market is open Thursdays 3-7pm, through October 1st. It is located at the corner of Platt Rd. & Michigan Ave. in Pittsfield Township (6201 W. Michigan Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48108).
Local foods infuse Stormcloud Brewing Company, from the food to the brewery and even the hands-on customer experience.
Shetler milk became a local staple in northwest Michigan soon after the family began bottling and distributing to retail stores sixteen years ago. George and Sally Shetler raised their five children on the farm in Kalkaska, Michigan which they’ve owned since 1979. Their quality product offerings continue to make the family-run business grow, but its also the way they conduct business that keeps consumers — like me— hooked.