Browsing All posts tagged under »Providence Farm«

Babs and the barns of Antrim County

December 11, 2011


We had a fine sunny day today, just perfect for riding around on ribbon roads taking pictures. Still . . . our Babs was not inspired. Perhaps she was still recovering from the visual feast of Florence. Then the sky turned lavender.

Raising the roof up in Banks Township

September 15, 2011


I am drawn to Banks Township in a general way. It is full of high ridges with sweeping views of the Bay, ribbon roads flowing past good farms, and people who are determined to work together. On Saturday, September 24, the Banks Township Hall in Ellsworth will be absolutely irresistible.

We had Spring this afternoon

April 9, 2011


It's northern Michigan. We delight in whatever spring we get.

Turn, turn, turn

September 23, 2010


I always expect a spell of wonderful weather in September.  This year has been something of a disappointment in that regard, but yesterday made up for it.  I went rambling across country with the Duo.  I found huge, perfect, delicious tomatoes at Providence Farm.  I stopped at King’s for apples: Galas and McIntosh.  I returned […]

Farm fresh produce

September 23, 2009


Yesterday was a good day to be out and about for a person (or a spaniel) who loves produce.  I bought a large bag of McIntosh apples and some sweet, sweet plums at King’s.  Then I stopped at Providence Farm.  I’ve told you all about the CSA before, but now there’s something new.  On Tuesdays […]

Good things growing at Providence Farm. And blue stuff.

July 3, 2009


It was time for an update on Providence Farm.  We dropped in to see what was ready for members’ baskets this week.  Lettuces, kale, snap peas, sugar peas, garlic scapes and beets were piled on the shelves.  Strawberries from another organic farm in Lodi were on offer.   You probably don’t introduce your children to the CEO of […]