As hip and urban as Traverse City can occasionally be, you are only a few miles from the country. I do not the population density of Northern Michigan is very high. The farms start before you get out of town and they soon give way to wilderness. I enjoy fresh produce and the Gallagher's Farm delivers. I bought a fresh Michigan watermelon there this morning that "tasted like summer". You notice that I was polite enough not to put Gallagher and watermelon in the same sentence!
|No problem taking the kids when you shop. If animals and a toy barn are not enough, there is a large corn maze across the street.|
|We call the yellow pattypan squash, "sunburst".|
|The fresh fruits and vegetables are quality. Inside, they also have, jellies, fresh bread and pastries made on the premises and much more. Beats the big box store.|
|Bring your camera|
|I like gardens. The lady to the left is cutting gladiolas. They also sell flowers.|