Saturday, August 29, 2015

+Earls Farm Market report Just 10 Minutes from J. Paule's Fenn Inn

Earl's Farm Market
1630 Blue Star Hwy   Fennville/Glenn, MI     269-227-2074

Fresh Picked Locally Grown Free Stone Peaches Available!
End of the Season for Peaches last variety: All Star!

Red Raspberries and Blackberries are ready for U-Pick!
U-Pick  $3.75 a pint.

We still have Blueberries for U-Pick $1.75 a pound!

Open 7 Days a Week   8am - 9pm til Labor Day
Fall Hours start Monday  Sept. 7  
Open Everyday 8am-7pm

Open on Labor Day 8am-7pm
Last Day for the Season Sunday November 1
We will be open for Thanksgiving Pies Wed. Nov. 25  10am-4pm

Michigan Farm Fresh U-Pick
or We-Pick

Raspberries Blueberries

Fruits & Vegetables
Homemade Pies

Baked Goods
Fruit Jams

Sherman's Dairy Ice Cream

1630 Blue Star
Fennville, MI


GPS coordinates:
N 42.53723 degrees 
W  86.20978 degrees

Raspberry Nut Dessert

1/2 cup Margarine (melted)
1/4 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup Flour
1/2 cup Walnuts (chopped)
Mix and Spread in a 9x13 pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

1 cup Milk
1 lb. Marshmallows
Heat milk and marshmallows until softened.

1 pt. Whipped Cream
Mix in marshmallow mixture then spread over cooled crust.
Chill at least 2 hours.

Fresh Picked Locally Grown Apples!
Paula Reds & Ginger Golds
Coming around Labor Day Weekend
Galas - Mac Intosh - Golden Supreme
Honey Crisp Around Sept. 16

Beautiful Hardy Mums!!!
Locally Grown
Cantaloupe - Tomatoes - Sweet Corn - Broccoli
Cukes - Peppers - Squash - Beets

Stop in for a Hand Dipped Sherman's Dairy 
Ice Cream Cone, Sundae or Shake!
Don't forget the Piled High Banana, Chocolate or Coconut Cream Pie!!
Or Raspberry Cream Pie!

Homemade Dessert available sugar free too!
Fresh Blueberry & Apple Donuts Everyday!
Homemade Breads - Cookies - Pies - Muffins!
Fresh Fruit Turnovers - Cinnamon Rolls!

Available in the Market!
Frozen Pies - Crust - Crisps - Berries - Cherries
Fruit Ciders - Butters - Salsas - Dressings
5 Pepper Hot Sauce - Salsa - BBQ Sauce - Jelly
Homemade Fruit Jams! 
Local Honey & Maple Syrup

Thursday, August 6, 2015

+Saugatuck The Art Coast Aug 30, 2015 noon to 6pm just 10 min. from J. Paule's Fenn Inn in Fennville, Mi.


The Saugatuck-Douglas Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today that "Taste of Saugatuck" a long standing summer food festival will be replaced by "Savor the Art Coast" an artisan food and craft beverage pairing event which will be held on August 30, 2015 from 12 noon to 6:00 pm at Wicks Park in downtown Saugatuck on the waterfront.

This Pair-affair will feature the area's finest restaurants, breweries, wineries, cideries and food purveyors who will join forces to showcase the region's culinary skills. Visitors will sip, sample and savor the artisan foods and craft beverage pairings that define the culinary arts on The Art Coast of Michigan. Food critics from regional publications will be invited to judge the most creative booths, best pairings and various culinary categories defined by event organizers. Ribbons will be displayed on the winning booths throughout the event. Plans are in process to live stream the festival from Noon to 6:00 pm on

Confirmed craft beverage participants to date include Saugatuck Brewing Co.; Fenn Valley Winery; Crane's Hard Ciders; Virtue Cider; Latitude 42; Griffin Claw and Alaskan Brewing Co. Participating restaurants and artisan food purveyors include The Kirby; The White House; Crane's Pie Pantry; Farm House Deli; Alley's; Wicks Park Bar & Grille; Respite; Coral Gables; Spectators Bar & Grill; Saugatuck Brewing Co.;  Back Alley Pizza; Kilwins: Saugatuck Tea Company; Pumpernickels Eatery; The Olive Mill; Lucy's Little Kitchen; Uncommon Coffee Roasters.

This multi-generational event will appeal to a wide range of age groups. Music will be provided by Rock Shop and Random Play compliments of senior event sponsor Liz Engel Century 21 Affiliated. These two well known bands are very popular throughout the region and specialize in 80's retro rock....bring your own lawn chairs and dancing shoes!  Educational and entertaining culinary activities for children will include supervised cupcake decorating and jumbo cookie painting; sand-art design; marshmallow sculptures; and tea leaf reading for school children. The Critter Barn from Zeeland, MI will teach children how to milk goats and then let them taste artisan cheese made from goat's milk.

A raffle featuring several "two night getaways" to the area will be conducted and promoted during the event and winners will be announced at 6:00 pm. Winners do not have to be present to win. A portion of the profits from this event will be donated to support the Saugatuck High School Scholarship Fund. Remaining profits will be used to develop "Savor the Art Coast" into a major regional culinary event and support area tourism needs on a project by project basis.

There is no entry fee to participate in this event. Tickets will be sold at the gates for the purchase of food and beverages in $1 increments. No tickets will be sold in advance. Plans are in process to provide credit card payments and access to an on-site mobile ATM machine.

For more information contact Felicia Fairchild 269-857-5985.