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Entries for 2011

Grand Rapids Santa Claus Parade – Hillary Heeren

Grand Rapids Santa Claus Parade – Hillary Heeren

SuperUser Account posted on December 02, 2011 | Posted in: Queen

On Saturday November nineteenth I was invited to be a part of the Grand Rapids Santa Claus Parade. For a mid-November day I was surprised to have very pleasant weather. While walking around before the parade I met many Michigan Ap... Read More

Our Visit to Uncle John’s Cider Mill

Our Visit to Uncle John’s Cider Mill

Michigan Apple Committee posted on November 18, 2011 | Posted in: In the Orchard

Back in October, Michelle and I got to visit Uncle John’s Cider Mill in St. John’s, MI. She picked me up after class and we spent the rest of the morning talking to Mike Beck, owner of Uncle John’s. When we arr... Read More

My First Time in the Orchard

My First Time in the Orchard

Michigan Apple Committee posted on November 15, 2011 | Posted in: In the Orchard

I am originally from Houston, Texas, and a beautiful fall season is something I had never seen or experienced until I came to MSU. And after visiting an orchard for the first time, I would have to say that this will be my first fa... Read More

Fall Preschool and Meijer Visits – Hillary Heeren

Fall Preschool and Meijer Visits – Hillary Heeren

Michigan Apple Committee posted on November 04, 2011 | Posted in: Queen

On Friday October twenty-first I was invited to read to Mrs. Youngquist’s morning and afternoon preschool classes in the Rockford School District. I read Ten Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss. During this story the children all ... Read More

Spooky Retail Visits for Halloween – Alyson Wendzel

Spooky Retail Visits for Halloween – Alyson Wendzel

Michigan Apple Committee posted on November 04, 2011 | Posted in: Queen

Hope everyone had a great Halloween! My weekend was very enjoyable considering I was able to go to Troy, Michigan and work with Chef Paul at a Michigan apple chef demo. The rainy weather brought in a great crowd to both Nino Salva... Read More

Meet the Michigan Apple Interns

Meet the Michigan Apple Interns

Michigan Apple Committee posted on October 21, 2011 | Posted in: In the Orchard, Marketing

Michelle (left) and Ashlee (right) The Michigan Apple Committee had two new interns start with our organization this fall. Ashlee & Michelle both attend Michigan State University and before they start blogging we thought it ... Read More

Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo – Hillary Heeren

Lewis Farm Market & Petting Zoo – Hillary Heeren

Michigan Apple Committee posted on October 21, 2011 | Posted in: Queen

On Saturday October fifteenth I traveled to New Era and visited the Lewis Farm Market and Petting Zoo. Upon arriving I saw many people about the property. I first went inside the retail market where the smell of fresh Michigan App... Read More

Detroit’s Eastern Market – Alyson Wendzel

Detroit’s Eastern Market – Alyson Wendzel

Michigan Apple Committee posted on October 18, 2011 | Posted in: Queen

On October 8th I had the chance to go to Detroit and visit the Eastern Farm Market. Lucky enough for me and all of the visitors, it was a beautiful, sunny day; perfect weather for an occasion such as this. When we arrived, I was ... Read More

Plumb’s Market – Hillary Heeren

Michigan Apple Committee posted on October 12, 2011 | Posted in: Queen

On Saturday October eighth I visited Plumb’s grocery store in Alpine Township. Unsurprisingly, there were quite a few customers eager to try the samples of Michigan Apples available. While handing out samples I was able to h... Read More

Hometown School Reading – Alyson Wendzel

Hometown School Reading – Alyson Wendzel

Michigan Apple Committee posted on October 12, 2011 | Posted in: Queen

On Thursday, September 29th, I finally got a break in my very busy schedule and was able to read to a kindergarten class in my hometown! When I arrived, the students could barley hold still from excitement! When they finally did, ... Read More

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