Category Archives: Beer

Time to Plan your Fall Foliage Trip

Despite the drought conditions in the Midwest, the New England rain this summer was adequate and the projections for the fall foliage is that it will be a spectacular show. Yankee Magazine keeps an updated Foliage Map on the Internet … Continue reading

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Small Town America Arises and Eats Well

For people like me who grow up in major metropolitan areas, living in a small town (Huntington has a population just under 50,000) is an adjustment. When I first moved here five years ago I easily noticed what was missing. But … Continue reading

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What do you eat each week? from WVFarm2u

A few years ago I received an email photo essay that I wish I had saved. I search the web and found something similar. Time Magazine’s What the World Eats compares weekly grocery purchases–the items and the cost—for families in a number … Continue reading

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Roll out the Barrel

When you say the term “beer festival” usually dirndl-clad bosomy waitresses carrying frothy overflowing steins at an Oktoberfest comes to mind. However, as the popularity of microbreweries is spreading in the US, reasons to come and taste are as prevalent … Continue reading

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