Michigan Products Journal

3rd Annual Great Lakes Cider & Perry Festival
By Dianna Stampfler
Wednesday, August 18, 2010

(ST. JOHNS, Mich) - The Great Lakes Cider & Perry Association has announced
its 3rd Annual Great Lakes Cider & Perry Festival, September 11-12, at Uncle
John's Cider Mill at 8614 N US 127, St. Johns - just north of Lansing.  >>>

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Wayne State's Wednesday Farmers Market
By Kami Pothukuchi
Thursday, May 28, 2009

Wayne State's Wednesday Farmers MarketSpring is in the air and Wayne State University is gearing up for its Wednesday Farmers Market. Members of the university, Midtown, and broader Detroit community are invited to visit the Wayne State market and shop for fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, flowers, transplants, and other farm and food products.  >>>

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Oldest US Mint Farm Has Record Breaking Year
By Linette Crosby
Friday, May 22, 2009

Michigan Mint(MINT CITY, USA/St. Johns, Mich) – Despite historic economic challenges facing America's small- and mid-sized farms, the oldest continually operating mint farm in the U.S., Crosby Mint Farm, announced a double-digit increase in year-over-year sales today.  >>>

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Dining on the Fly For a Pure Michigan Father's Day
By Dianna Stampfler
Thursday, May 21, 2009

Dining on the Fly(TRAVERSE CITY, Mich) - Looking for the perfect gift for that special man on your Father's Day list? A partnership among three Traverse City area businesses - The Boathouse Restaurant, Bowers Harbor Vineyard and McCool Outdoor - provides a unique and memorable gift that any man is sure to love. A true Northern Michigan experience can now easily be found as you head out to the river for a world-class fly fishing excursion, followed by a gourmet meal prepared and served under a white canopy along the banks of the trout stream, paired with a hand-chosen selection of award-winning Michigan wines.  >>>

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Light of Day Organics Wins Michigan Business Award
By SBTDC
Monday, May 18, 2009

Light of Day Organic TeasLight of Day Organics, LLC has been named Business of the Year for Region 2 by the Small Business & Technology Development Center’s (SBTDC*).  This northern Michigan company is located in Leelanau County and was founded by Angela Macke, a Registered Nurse and Horticulturalist.  They promote a belief in honest tea by utilizing and supporting local, domestic and foreign farmers through Fair Trade practices through which they grow and buy only 100% certified Organic and Fair Trade tea leaves & spices. Light of Day Organics grows, harvests and dries their flowers, fruit, roots, bark and berries on their 25 acres of farmland.  They hand-blend the teas and tisanes in small batches in their certified facility to complete the process, which results in a fabulous cup of tea!  Their products are packaged in domestically manufactured containers, including polished silver tins and recyclable, compostable bags, and they use local resources for all of their business support.  >>>

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