Michigan Legislature honors Rockford Farm Market

Your reporters Cliff and Nancy Hill along with 73rd District State Representative Pete MacGregor, in the rotunda of the MI State Capitol Bldg, proudly displaying the framed Rockford Farm Market special tribute award.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Thursday your reporters traveled to the state capital in Lansing to attend a session of the State Legislature to hear a reading of a proclamation and receive a framed tribute honoring the Rockford Farm Market’s victory in this past summer’s nationwide America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest. We had been […]

America’s Favorite Farmers Market 2011 closes Saturday

This Saturday’s Farm Market close is all about apples & cider, pumpkins & squash, root vegetables & mums, decadent pumpkin cinnamon swirl bread & good-bys.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL This Saturday will mark the close of the Rockford Farm Market season and what a season it was! In spite of a scant few naysayers, 6,083 market-goers weren’t wrong when they named the Rockford Farm Market as America’s Favorite Farmers Market. Sponsored by the American Farmland Trust, the June through […]

6, 083 voters got it absolutely right

This sign of community pride, on the corner of 10 Mile Rd. and E. Main St. in Rockford, says 6,083 words – votes, that is!

Rockford is America’s Favorite Farmers Market—period by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Every contest or election is won through the support of voters and organizations. Rockford’s winning entry in the America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest was no exception. This improbable journey began in May of this year when Rockford City Manager Michael Young gave the go […]