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Entries for 2008

Introducing the 2009 Michigan Apple Queen

Introducing the 2009 Michigan Apple Queen

Michigan Apple Committee posted on December 29, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

  Hello, I’m Amber Nyblad the 2009 Michigan Apple Queen. It has been nice to finally relax after the busy week of final exams and the apple queen pageant. Although it was a little stressful, I had a lot of fun. It w... Read More

Attention Apple Growers

Michigan Apple Committee posted on December 05, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

Hello Michigan Apple Growers, What’s been happening in your orchard? The general public wants to learn more about Michigan Apples and you are the experts. Take us on a tour of your farm and give us a personal account of... Read More

My Year in Review

Michigan Apple Committee posted on November 04, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

Over the past year I have been so honored to be the 2008 Michigan Apple Queen. I have met with so many amazing people, attended so many events and will cherish every one of the memories made. My first major event was the national... Read More

Drivers seek out orchard after national magazine spread

Michigan Apple Committee posted on October 27, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

 (A follow-up to my previous entry regarding the fabulous feature article on a Michigan apple grower in the October issue of Martha Stewart Living.) It was three days last fall (October 2007) when a crew of a half-dozen peop... Read More

Nice Choice, Martha Stewart!

Michigan Apple Committee posted on October 15, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

I was pleasantly surprised to pick up a copy of Martha Stewart Living magazine yesterday at the local book store. Now this is not a magazine I normally peruse so don’t go jumping to assumptions about me. While I’m cert... Read More

“Globesity” and Apples: can an apple a day help the weight go away?

Michigan Apple Committee posted on September 03, 2008 | Posted in: Nutritionist

A new term was coined a few years ago that makes me realize how bad the obesity epidemic really is: “Globesity” In 2002, the United Nations’ World Health and Food and Agriculture Organizations met jointly to add... Read More

Laura Dietrich, the 2008 Michigan Apple Queen

Laura Dietrich, the 2008 Michigan Apple Queen

Michigan Apple Committee posted on September 02, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

Hi everyone, I am Laura Dietrich and I am the 2008 Michigan Apple Queen. I am the daughter of a fifth generation apple grower and have been born and raised on an apple farm. I have had so much fun on my family farm with my siblin... Read More

Michigan Apples at MSU Press Box Makes Perfect Sense

Michigan Apple Committee posted on August 06, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

By Holly Whetstone, MAC Marketing/Communications Specialist Grand Rapids Press columnist David Mayo, while missing the mark on his overall assessment of the MSU football team, certainly made a fine observation when he recentl... Read More

Inaugural Dessert to Feature Michigan Apples

Michigan Apple Committee posted on January 15, 2008 | Posted in: Marketing

50 pounds of locally-grown apples used in giant cheesecake Giant apple cheesecake to feature 50 pounds of Michigan Apples Eli’s Cheesecake chefs have really outdone themselves this time with a 500-pound cheesecake featurin... Read More

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