The Land

The Land: Milking camels in Carr Settlement.

August 5, 2016
The Land: Milking camels in Carr Settlement.

#TheLand #MasonCountyAgriculture #MasonCountyPress Our series, The Land, features local stories about local agriculture, one of this area’s top industries.  The series is sponsored by Ludington Beverage Company, a family owned, fourth generation business. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. CARR SETTLEMENT — When you think of the diverse agriculture industry in west Michigan, you probably don’t think about camels. But, this little…

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The Land: Shakin’ at VanNortwick Farms

July 13, 2016
The Land: Shakin’ at VanNortwick Farms

This is the fourth feature in our series, The Land, about local agriculture. We are pleased to announce that this series is brought to you by Ludington Beverage, distributors of America beer and part of the western Michigan business community for four generation. #MasonCountyPeople #TheLand #LudingtonBeverage #RivertonTownship By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — Tom and Janice VanNortwick have been…

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The Land: The Larsen sisters — farming’s not just a man’s job.

June 21, 2016
The Land: The Larsen sisters — farming’s not just a man’s job.

    #TheLand #FarmGirls By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — I have really enjoyed writing this series, The Land, about local agriculture. Today is our third installment and a story that I’ve been wanting to tell for a long time. I have known Burke and Lisa Larsen for most of my life. Lisa and graduated from high school together…

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The Land: Orchard Market, a farm to table legacy.

May 19, 2016
The Land: Orchard Market, a farm to table legacy.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. FREE SOIL TOWNSHIP — Today, we begin a new series, “The Land,” celebrating area farmers and others who work in the agriculture industry. There was a time when growing up on a family farm was common place, especially in communities here in west Michigan. Today, there is a much higher disconnect between the farm and the…

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