On tap this weekend â the Leland Wine and Food Fest under the tent in Historic Fishtown. This is one of this area’s premier events â the official start to the Leelanau Peninsula summer â the place to see and be seen, sip a little local wine, taste the local fare, enjoy the music, and kick off the summer season. Weâll be there, as will
Weâre booked at the Inn this weekend, but have rooms available all next week (June 10-17) including the weekend. This doesnât happen often. Itâs the perfect time to visit. Give
Lee and the crew hung bottles last week in the nearby Mikowski orchard for our Pear and its Spirit, our pear-in-the-bottle brandy. Thatâs
Last weekâs warm weather and this weekâs rain have made the grapevines pop. Workers tied the new shoots to the first wires last week in the vineyard.
Our petting zoo is open. The momma goats have returned and are expecting any time late in
The sheep shearer was in last week to give the lambs their summer clip. It was so much fun to watch that weâre making it a spring event next year. Weâll let you know when. During the course of shearing we discovered that âFlowerâ our little black sheep is actually a boy! Big OOPS there. Weâre looking for a new manlier name for him.
Nic has been busy with more planting of vegetables. He reports that there are still places available for our inaugural CSA. You can find a sign-up sheet on this website and enjoy fresh produce weekly or bi-weekly all summer. Work is moving along on our farmers market with an end-of-June opening day soon to be announced.
Leelanau Cheese Co. is featured in the newly published The Atlas of American Artisan Cheese by Jeffrey
We hope to see you soon, up on the Farm