In April, a New West Michigan Non-Profit Guild organized to raise awareness of the craft brewing culture within the community by forming Beer City Brewers Guild 501(c)(6). A vehicle for events, collaborations, charitable giving, and knowledge sharing. Since 2012 … [Read more...]
Michigan boasts several microbreweries, distilleries, and wineries. Drinking local is not only good for the economy, it's delicious!
We all know Grand Rapids is Beer City, but there’s a big chance “Spirit City” will make its way into the Grand Rapids lexicon the near future. Since 2013, nearly 40 distilleries have popped up all over Michigan, with about five of them calling Grand Rapids their home. Compared to … [Read more...]
Not only is local beer a cultural phenomenon capable of convincing thousands of people to drink beer outside in February all afternoon (a la Winter Beer Fest), but it's also big business. Twenty years after carrying its first craft brew at a single Kalamazoo store, Meijer is … [Read more...]
Photo courtesy of Fenn Valley Vineyards by Jeremy Witt Prepare the roses and chocolate covered strawberries because Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! It’s possible that you may have forgotten and are scrambling to arrange plans or maybe you’ve been waiting 365 … [Read more...]
It's that time of year again to order rhizomes! Whether you're a homebrewer, herbalist, or just want a beautiful addition to your garden, consider planting hops this year! … [Read more...]