May 26, 2017

Grape Jamboree

Grape-Jamboree

Who would think that northeast Ohio is a grape haven? There are more wineries than you can shake a grapevine at.  And the last weekend in September every year, in celebration of the grape harvest, is the Grape Jamboree in Geneva, Ohio. The festivities include a Miss Grapette pageant, a grape stomping contest, a pie [...]

Common Ground Fair

Common-Ground-Fair

I am a sucker for a fair of any kind.  This fair, however, knocks my socks off.  The Common Ground Fair is sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and is always held the third weekend after Labor Day. MOFGA is the voice of organic farming in Maine, and the Common Ground [...]