Fork in the Road: An Orchard with Deep Roots

It’s official—2008 is the year of the “staycation.” The convergence of soaring gas prices mixed with our sleepy economy is prompting more of us than ever before to forgo the annual family road trip in favor of a more localized approach to vacationing. Spicer Orchards in Fenton is a weekend oasis for families looking for […]

in Alex Harrison, Edible WOW, Find Local Food

Shop Local with Oleson’s Food Stores

Many people in northwest Lower Michigan hold the Oleson family name in high-regard. For some, it’s about the gifts the Oleson Family Foundation makes to local organizations; for others, it’s the region’s five Oleson’s Food Stores. But either way, it’s clear that the Oleson family cares deeply about strengthening our community.  

in Find Local Food, Retail, Tricia Phelps

Homemade for the Holidays

The holiday buzz is here— covered in tinsel and flooding your inbox with cyber sales. But a look past the shiny, brash exterior reveals an activity at the heart of the season: gathering together with friends and family. What brings us all together this time of year? Well, food.

in Get Involved, Learn More, Tricia Phelps