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Tag: Southwest Michigan

A Century of Garlic

More than two decades ago, Penny Murphy, owner of Ma’s Organic in Benton Township in southwest Michigan made a commitment to a 90-year-old woman, the aunt of an acquaintance who […]

Summer Fun: Round Barn Artisan Market

Looking to fill your Saturday with shopping, wine, and music? Toast to local artisans from Northwest Indiana to Southwest Michigan! Round Barn Estate is hosting The Round Barn Artisan Market on July […]

So Sweet: Michigan Maple Syrup

            Early spring is sweet in Southwest Michigan when the sap rises ready to be harvested and turned into sticky sugary and wonderful maple syrup.            Surprisingly, there are many […]

King of Heirloom Apples

         We take the concept of heirloom or heritage fruits and vegetables as common place nowadays. But I was reminded how unfamiliar the concept was just several decades ago and […]