Topic: Indiana bicentennial

Maple Syrup Festival starts off Elkhart County’s celebration of Indiana Bicentennial

Posted on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 in Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Things to do in Elkhart County

By Terry T. Mark WAKARUSA — The annual Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival is a beloved community tradition, especially the popular pancakes-and-sausage meal, but the 2016 edition is adding a bit of an historical flair. The festival, which opened today, April 22, and continues through Sunday, April 24, is one of several Bicentennial Legacy Projects throughout Elkhart … Continued

Welcome to Homeland Gardens as new Quilt Gardens flower provider

Posted on Monday, February 1st, 2016 in Bristol, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Outdoor, Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County

By Terry T. Mark Paul and Barb Schwartz realize they are stepping into big shoes. When Sonya Miller retired after providing flowers for the Quilt Gardens for years, the Schwartzes’ business, Homeland Gardens near Middlebury, was asked to step in. It’s their faith in God and belief in community that is inspiring them to be … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail