Traveling This Summer? Here are Some Restaurant Recommendations!

Local Restaurants Blog Hop

  Last week I shared my favorite places to eat in West Michigan. If you are traveling, you might want to check out some of the following bloggers’ recommendations: Eastern US Tampa, Florida - I Run for Wine Annapolis, Maryland - Maryland Momma’s Rambles Framingham, Massachusetts - 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires Orleans County, New [...]

Fennville: An Excellent Staycation Destination


Why should you add Salt of the Earth to your summer travel plans? Here are 10 reasons which are meant to entice you to explore (or revisit) this quaint foodie hotspot in Fennville.

Discover Independent, Sustainable Agriculture in Berrien County


PRESS RELEASE Chikaming Open Lands is pleased to present a Berrien County Agritour on Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m.  We will tour Middlebrook Farm, raising lowline grass-fed Angus beef; Granor Farm, growing organic vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits; and Old Shore Vineyards, a boutique winery producing single estate, premium quality wines in very limited quantities. Learn [...]

Michigan Craft Beer “Enthusiasts” Offered Fall & Winter Brewery Tours

PRESS RELEASE One of the benefits of membership in the Michigan Brewers Guild “Enthusiast” program is special VIP tours and tastings at member breweries around the state. To participate in one of these special tours, one must be a current Enthusiast member – a group dedicated to celebrating the growing craft beer industry in the [...]

Kalamazoo House Bed & Breakfast Offers NovemBeer Crawl Package


Culinary tourism is on the rise, and the Kalamazoo House Bed & Breakfast is offering a NovemBeer Crawl Package in November.
Kalamazoo House B&B is within walking distance of

Self-Guided Tour of Rural West Michigan Features Arts & Eats

Adela Rose Centennial Barn

This October, as the leaves transform their color and the sights and smells of fall settle in on southwest Michigan, local and distant travelers alike are invited to experience the first Arts and Eats Tour in southwest Michigan. The tour takes place on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, 2011.

Win A Family Pass at Fruit Ridge Hayrides! (Plus, a coupon just for you!)


The coolest stop on the Kent Harvest Trails is offering a free family pass to be given away to one of the readers of Eat Local, West Michigan!

Dining in the Vines of Bowers Harbor Vineyard


Last weekend, my husband and two other couples and I participated in Dining in the Vines at Bowers Harbor Vineyard, featuring a paired wine dinner by Chef Eric from the Boathouse Restaurant. The experience was a foodie’s dream.

Time for a BrewSki - Head to Boyne!


Who needs to jet off somewhere warm when there are all these great getaways right here in Michigan? That’s what hot tub packages are for. Craft beer lovers and ski bunnies alike will love the 2nd Annual Brew-Ski Festival on Saturday, March 12.

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