Brian Walters

Overwintering at 9 Bean Rows

How does a Leelanau County farmer spend the winter months? For 9 Beans Rows’ Nic Welty, it’s about “lasagna gardening.” Yes, you read that right. For Welty, winter in northern Michigan means a multitude of responsibilities both on his property and in the surrounding community. Since starting a CSA…

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Fish. Foreage. Hunt

Farmers markets won’t be hopping for weeks. But adventurous chefs know a feast of wild edibles thrives around us year round, especially in the springtime woods and waters in and around Sleeping Bear. If you’re into stalking more than supermarket aisles for real, honest food, read on... Steelhead &…

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