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A Perfect Fit

I cannot begin to count the number of times that I have been unable to find a shoe that fits me comfortably and still looks attractive. I am positive that I am not alone in this experience either. Fortunately, Carl Read more >

Capriole Farmstead Goat Cheese

When I reflect back on the summer of 2011, it may well go down in my personal history books as the Summer of Goat Cheese around our house. I actually think it began by accident at one of my weekly Read more >

New Day Meadery: Taking it to the Next Level

Taking it to the next level…that is exactly what Brett Canaday and Tia Agnew of New Day Meadery did when they realized that their house was overflowing with wine bottles. Canady and Agnew began as hobbyist beekeepers and they used Read more >

Wood you buy this?

Toney Robertson’s love for carpentry and wood-work all began when he was young.  His father was a carpenter and his interest in working with wood all began while watching his father.  At the age of two, Robertson suffered third degree Read more >

The House of Glass, an Historic Elwood Favorite

At the age of 12, Joe Rice began working at his family’s glass blowing factory in Elwood, Indiana, where he quickly discovered a passion for designing and creating glass art. Fifty years later, this third generation glass blower’s dedication and Read more >

Indiana Artisan, Amy Brier, Limestone Sculpture

Amy Brier of Bloomington, Indiana is truly making art out of Indiana. This Indiana Artisan is a sculptor who works a lot with limestone — the foundation on which this state was built — although she is not just limited Read more >

Sweet Syrup from Burton’s Maplewood Farm

Nothing tastes sweeter than nature’s candy! Most mothers probably wouldn’t prefer to have their children eating maple syrup by the spoonful, but Tim Burton’s homemade treat will be breaking all the rules. It’s that good. Burton’s Maplewood Farm, the Indiana Read more >

Indiana Artisan: Sue Wilson, Carousel Winery

The Indiana Artisan program is not just about art, it’s about creation and being able to build and make things with your hands that other people enjoy — so it’s about food and drink just as much as it is Read more >