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Progressive Town, Progressive Food

For as long a I can remember the food scene in Ann Arbor, Michigan has been grounded in hippy health-food culture.  Vegetarian, vegan, health-conscious, and organic foods abound in co-ops and eateries all over town. One well-established restaurant that exemplifies conscientious consumption of food  is The Earthen Jar–a vegetarian Indian buffet. More recently, Ann Arbor’s […]

22Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Flint Surprises!

Flint, Michigan rewarded us with some great culinary surprises during our stay with Amanda’s Aunt Libby and Uncle Olle on their farm in the nearby town of Goodrich.  They took us on a tour of Flint that they call “the good, the bad, and the ugly.”  We drove through bleak urban landscapes of boarded-up homes […]

15Aug2010 | | 4 comments | Continued
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Cherries, and Berries, and Jams! Oh, My!

There are tiny jewels in the bushes and trees of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  They arrive as tiny, sour buds in the spring and mature into colorful, juicy, and sweet berries during mid to late summer.  Last year’s mild winter made for an early berry season this year, and during our recent stay in Michigan, Amanda […]

11Jul2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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A Superior Site

The Pictured Rocks were recommended to us by our Uncle Lawry, whose well-traveled advice we follow whenever possible, so off we went to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We camped at 12 mile beach, which is a campground just North of where the large cliffs start their rapid rise straight up into the sky from […]

7Jul2010 | | 2 comments | Continued