Take Your Pick of Michigan Apples

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Cortland, Jonamac, McIntosh, Gala, Honeycrisp, Empire, Jonagold, Ida Red, Winesap, Fuji, Granny Smith… Apples from Michigan are among the best in the country, and what better time to enjoy the delicious, crisp sweetness of your favorite variety right off the tree. This fall’s apple crop is estimated to be the largest Michigan has ever produced, according […]

Make A Stop At Pond Hill Farm During A Tunnel Of Trees Tour

Make a Stop at Pond Hill Farm During a Tunnel of Trees Tour - Awesome Mitten

When I was doing research for my #MittenTrip to Petoskey and Harbor Springs, the suggestions for the Tunnel of Trees on M-119 was the resounding winner. I immediately started looking at all of the photos and reading several articles, including one posted by our writer Shalee Blackmer on Awesome Mitten not that long ago! To […]

Experience Autumn In Mid Michigan At Almar Orchards

When it comes to autumn in Mid Michigan, “awesome” doesn’t even begin to cover it. However, it definitely defines what you will find at Almar Orchards in Flushing. From their organic apples to their fresh cider and honey, this orchard is well worth the trip off the beaten path. Almar Orchards has been around for generations. […]

Celebrate Craft Beer and Cider at Vander Fest 2015

With Labor Day behind us and school back in session, many Michiganders are clinging to the last signs of summer and not so secretly hoping Mother Nature holds off on blasting us with snow flakes long enough to enjoy one of Michigan’s prettiest seasons: FALL. Although summer is usually when we spend most our time […]