Market contest ending, please VOTE! …even if you’ve never been to farm market or hate vegetables

PICTURE PERFECT SETTING—A recent Saturday morning at the soon-to-be (hopefully) America’s Favorite Farmers Markets in beautiful downtown Rockford, Mich.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL   Listen up people. When the fat lady sings next Wednesday evening (Aug. 31) at 12:00 a.m. midnight, the America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest will be over. Rockford Farm Market has been tenaciously clinging to the lead in this nationwide contest for the past eight weeks. Not only do we […]

Rockford football season rushes up—Chain Crew returns

Many thanks to the members of the Ram Chain Crew. Dan Cleveland served 38 years, Bob English 15 years, Mark Bivins 9 years, Kurt Beyer 3 years and Thom Arends 17 years.

Rockford Farm Market vote totals

America’s Favorite Farmers Market contest vote totals as of 11 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2011: (note market size categories) small mkt. –        Rockford Farm Market – 3947 Venice, FL – 3586 large mkt. –         Las Cruces, NM – 3442 New Braunfels, TX – 3164 medium mkt. – Lewes, […]

Calling all kids: Vote for Rockford Farm Market

The contest for the best farm markets in the country is nearing an end. The Rockford Squire would like to remind Rockford families that more than moms and dads can vote and make a difference. There is no age restriction on voting, and perhaps have a part in recognizing Rockford as the town with the country’s best farm market. Here, David Meyerholtz III, 8, signs up for his farm market vote. Vote at www.farmland.org/vote.

Introducing Friday Night Lights Experience

Drew Kerr and Dave Mitchells

By Drew Kerr And Dave Mitchells Editor’s note: Football fans can now enjoy coverage of our local sports in a whole new way. Former Rockford football players Drew Kerr and Dave Mitchells bring you Friday Night Lights Experience in which they will share their impressions of the venues Rams visit during the football season. Enjoy! […]