Gearing orchard in 1971

Where are Herman’s trees?

The Glen Arbor Sun debuts their new Leelanau Farming Family Series with the beautiful article "Where are Herman’s trees?" by Rebecca Carlson.
Ruby Ellen Farm Plow Day

Plow Day at Ruby Ellen Farm ~ Sunday May 21st

After a three-year hiatus, Ruby Ellen Farm will once again host Plow Day, in partnership with the Northwest Michigan Draft Horse and Mule Association.
Corn Days by Mark Smith

Corn Days

Mark got this gorgeous shot near Omena. Here’s hoping you get a chance to bite into some delicious Leelanau sweet corn soon!
Leelanau Farmers Markets

Leelanau Farmers Market are ready for the 2021 Season!

Markets in Suttons Bay, Northport, Glen Arbor, Leland & Empire are open or opening soon with fresh, delicious & LOCAL food & farm products!
Michigan Hop Alliance

Get to know Omena's Michigan Hop Alliance

The Hop Alliance formed in 2010 to process their own hops, as well as hops grown at other reputable farms across Northern Michigan.
Purple Curl by Mark Smith

Asparagus Time in Leelanau!

Yesterday signs were out for fresh Norconk Farms asparagus at a couple of roadside stands so the season is definitely upon us!
Grapes at Good Harbor Vineyards

Harbor Hill Fruit Farms receives Rural Development Grant

UpNorth Live reports that Harbor Hills Fruit Farms, the parent company to Good Harbor Vineyards and Aurora Cellars, has received a Rural Development Fund grant worth $100,000.
Michigan Hop Alliance hops

Talking Leelanau Hops with the Michigan Hop Alliance

The Leelanau Ticker talked with Michigan Hop Alliance founder Brian Tennis about the upcoming Leelanau hop harvest.

Leelanau Farmers Markets - a safe & accessible way to eat local!

The Leelanau Farmers Markets provide a wide range of locally produced fruits, vegetables & meat as well as local baked goods & food products.

Back up the truck for Bardenhagen Strawberries!

The Leelanau Ticker reports that strawberry harvest begins in earnest today Bardenhagen Berries in Lake Leelanau with Earliglow strawberries.
Farm on South French Road by John Levanen

Farm on South French Road

John took this photo on June 3rd back in 2013. See more in his massive Leelanau photo gallery & have a wonderful day!

Breweries Turning to Michigan (and Leelanau) Hops

An in-depth look at how Michigan breweries are turning to the state's hop industry which gets a lot of its output from right here in the Leelanau Peninsula! Includes a great photo gallery!