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April is Michigan Wine Month!

Future wine.. by Daylily18 Governor Rick Snyder has declared April as "Michigan Wine Month" to honor Michigan's wide selection of quality wines and the wine industry's significant contribution to the economy. Sales of Michigan wine in the…
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A Very Michigan Thanksgiving

Turkey by Vaughan Thanksgiving is just around the corner and over a million Michiganians will soon be hitting the road to attend family get-togethers and enjoying annual traditions. To help get ready for the upcoming holiday we have compiled…
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Michigan Cranberries & Cranberry Farming

Thanksgiving is just a week away, so we're rolling out a classic feature on cranberries!  Cranberries by argusmaniac Although Michigan only has a small number of cranberry farms in the northeast, Upper Peninsula, and the southwestern…
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Michigan Wine Grape Acreage Growth and the Grand Rapids Wine Festival!

Pour-Over by TerryJohnston Our winner is Kimberly W. who writes she's excited to check out Six-One-Six restaurant. Their festival menu looks delicious: Braised Devries Pork Shoulder with Butternut-Chipotle Crema, Salsa Verde, Micro Cilantro…
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Pumpkinpalooza - All About Michigan Pumpkins

About this photo, Larry the Biker writes "Linus may have found his spot in Bruce Township, Michigan. A farmer told me once that Macomb County, Michigan is one of the largest producers of pumpkins in the United States." Kathy Siler of the…
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Celebrate October in Traverse City w/ Greensky Bluegrass

Our winners have been drawn!! Char B from Ohio wrote "We love the views, wine, cherries, and hopefully beautiful fall leaves. We are planning on climbing Sleeping Bear Dunes. Can't wait to get there!" and Cindy P of Traverse City said simply…
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A great weekend for beer in the Great Lakes State!

We got an email from the Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival asking us to remind folks about this weekend's festivities. A quick check revealed several opportunities to raise a glass to the Great Beer State on tap. This Friday &…
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Ready to Pick: Peaches!

PEACHES by waterbug49307 Peaches are members of the rose family that were first cultivated in China, where the peach was revered as a symbol of longevity. Peaches average only 42 calories and are a good source of potassium, vitamins A &…
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Leland Wine & Food Festival ~ Saturday, June 9, 2012

Today on The Daily Michigan we have a pair of tickets to the Leland Wine & Food Festival. Leland Wine Festival by farlane It's Michigan's oldest wine festival and held on the second Saturday in June (June 9, 2012) from noon-6 PM. This…
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The Daily Michigan: $30 Dinner Dollar certificate to Black Star Farms

Today on The Daily Michigan we've got a $30 Dinner Dollar certificate to the Inn at Black Star Farms. In addition to being a wonderful place to stay in the heart of Northern Michigan wine country, the Inn at Black Star Farms is also a culinary…
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Michigan fruit growers face record losses in 2012

Cherry Blossoms ... frosted by Ken Scott Michigan farmers are now reaping the unpleasant harvest of our strange "Summer in March." The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that the United States Department of Agriculture puts the 2012 losses for apples,…
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The Daily Michigan: National Morel Mushroom Festival

Morels are popping up in Northern Michigan and today on The Daily Michigan, we've got a prize package to help you celebrate Michigan's morel magic from the good folks at the National Morel Mushroom Festival! Boyne City has hosted the Morel…