An all-American road through Ohio: Amish auctions, fried chicken and rock & roll

YOU WILL BEGIN your 433 mile crossing through Buckeye State crossing the Ohio River on a car ferry, heading into the Wild Northwest. This is your first clue that Ohio is nothing like a flat, monotonous cornfield. The road winds through the Hocking Hills, adorned with waterfalls and towering hemlocks, and passes through Amish country farms rich in buggies, hats …

Obituary: Willy H. Fogg, 1940-2021 | Lost Coast Outpost

Wilhelmina (“Willy”) H. Fogg passed away at her home in Fortuna on June 9, 2021 at the age of 80. Born in the Netherlands in 1940 to Wilhelminus and Theodora Van Arensbergen, Willy was the fifth of twelve children. She married and immigrated to the United States in 1962 where she worked as a nurse and had two children, Scott …

Local food producers and educators take first steps to connect the region

By John McCrackenCorresponding BROWN COUNTY – An effort to bring together food producers, producers, educators and advocates in northeastern Wisconsin has been simmering for years. Now the NEW Food Forum is ready to present its findings and take action to develop the region’s first food action plan. NEW Food Forum, an initiative of local nonprofit family farms, local government, consumers …

Memoirs of June 29, 2021 | Local Ads

We want to hear from you. To send information for inclusion in briefs, email [email protected] or mail Register-Star, Attention: Briefs, 364 Warren St., Unit 1, Hudson, NY 12534. For more information , call 518-828-1616 ext, 2490. HUDSON – The Hudson Area Library presents Wild Harvest: Foraging at Oakdale Lake, 6 to 8 p.m. on June 29. Join herbalist and author, …

Take the road ? 15 hidden gems, just outside of Atlanta!

Tap to enlarge the map Of course, you can drive an hour from Atlanta in just about any direction and find yourself in a green and beautiful place. Well, here are some suggestions for state parks and other wilderness areas dotted with spectacular waterfalls, miles of hiking trails, and hidden swimming spots. But just as important: what are you going …

Who was David Lyall? We have so much to thank him for

I find the adventures of our great plant hunters fascinating. Before my career took me to botanical gardens where I learned more, I never stopped wondering how some of these tropical plants like Monkey Puzzles or orchids came to end up on our shores. Over the past few hundred years, as countries began to open their borders to trade, men …

Fayetteville among the best cities to live for those earning $ 50,000

If you make $ 50,000 a year, Fayetteville could be your destination town. This is what the site GOBankingrates.com says, which has just published its list of “The best places to live with a salary of $ 50,000 in every state. “ The site chose a city in each state that is attractive to $ 50,000 earners because cities have …

Botanical mysteries, solved and unsolved

Several friends have visited China recently, and the gardeners among them have noticed that North America and China have many plant genera in common. Considering the vast ocean that separates us from Asia, these globetrotters were rightly mystified when they encountered magnolias, clematis, pines, walnuts, elderberries, and other familiar plants. . For centuries – until scientists developed better tools – …