A few weeks ago, the farmers market doubled in size. Summer had truly arrived and all of the stands were overflowing with new produce-local cherries in particular. All the farmers offered free samples, and there were few shoppers who didn’t give in. Cherry season had begun. To celebrate the occasion, MLUI’s Communications Manager James Russell and I decided we wanted to learn more about the cherry harvest. So we traveled up to Johnson Farms on Old Mission Peninsula to see it first-hand.
On all of my rides, I’ve passed many farm stands, fields, orchards, and vineyards that cover the peninsula, and I decided that I should learn more about them.
Interest in alternative energy options is growing in the northwest corner of Lower Michigan and solar power, in particular, is gaining more recognition as an exciting opportunity for homeowners.
Over the weekend I explored another BATA route and how it also makes a connection with a TART trail.
James Bruckbauer gave an overview of the new Bike-n-Ride program when it debuted on July 1, and now I’m here to share my personal experience.
Most people stop and think about the miles per gallon rating before buying a car, but don’t consider the “energy mileage” they get from their homes.