Shaping the Future of the Michigan Wine Industry

Press Release - Lansing, MI – August 1st, 2016 The Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC), a newly created not-for-profit organization, announces its official formation after substantial work, gathering input from the wine and wine grape industry. The mission of the MWC is to enhance the sustainability and profitability of the Michigan wine industry by supporting wineries, … Continue reading Shaping the Future of the Michigan Wine Industry

Grand Rapids Area Breweries Form Beer City Brewers Guild

  In April, a New West Michigan Non-Profit Guild organized to raise awareness of the craft brewing culture within the community by forming Beer City Brewers Guild 501(c)(6). A vehicle for events, collaborations, charitable giving, and knowledge sharing. Since 2012 Grand Rapids Area Breweries and supporting businesses have collaborated to make Beer City a better place … Continue reading Grand Rapids Area Breweries Form Beer City Brewers Guild

Making the Dreamgoats Come True

I don't always pass along Kickstarter campaigns, but when I do, they are about eating or drinking local. This Dreamgoats Project definitely fits the bill! I'll let Leah tell you about it in her own words: My name is Leah Sienkowski. I’m a land-lover, a biologist, and a poet from Green Wagon Farm in Ada, Michigan; I … Continue reading Making the Dreamgoats Come True

New! MyNorth Sweet Tooth Tour: 9 Days, 14 Sweet Spots, 56 Treats

Friday April 22 - Saturday April 30 in Traverse City & Leelanau County Normally we think of eating local as fairly healthy. But everyone needs some treats now and then! If you are looking for a fun Michigan culinary weekend getaway, this upcoming event in Traverse City is pretty sweet. MyNorth Media, producer of Traverse, … Continue reading New! MyNorth Sweet Tooth Tour: 9 Days, 14 Sweet Spots, 56 Treats

56th Annual Boyne City National Morel Mushroom Festival

  The 56th Annual National Morel Mushroom Festival is held May 12-15 with most events centered around Veterans Park on the waterfront in Boyne City. Carnival rides and a craft show are held daily. Visit morelfest.com for the complete schedule and advance registration for the various events. Some of the highlights are: > A Craft Beer Block Party with 20 … Continue reading 56th Annual Boyne City National Morel Mushroom Festival