Ann Arbor’s Bløm Meadworks partners with local businesses to offer subscription bundles
ANN ARBOR – Bløm Meadworks owners Lauren Bloom and Matt Ritchey have pivoted several times to address the shifting landscape during the pandemic. (Bløm Meadworks)Each kit will be available for pick up on the fourth Saturday of the month. Bundles are available in 3 month, 6 month or ongoing subscriptions. “We all have less foot traffic and a smaller audience than we are used to,” said Bloom. On a personal note, they allow her and Ritchey to continue working with community partners.
Detroit’s first Black-owned cider mill opens on city’s west side
Detroit Farm and Cider is tucked away near The Lodge and Webb Avenue. Blighted homes are a symbol of what once was, but right across the street are four acres of fresh fruits, farm animals and now a cider mill. King owns Detroit Farm and Cider. I tread lightly because there’s so much that needs to be addressed in our community,” King said. Detroit Farm and Cider runs Friday through Sunday from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m.READ: More community coverage
Cider in the City saves Detroiters the trip by bringing fall fun to Beacon Park
click to enlarge DTE Beacon ParkPerhaps the only thing keeping the hopelessness at bay is the possibility that youget your hands on a coveted Michigan cider mill doughnut and a frosty glass of fresh apple cider. Well, your odds are greatly improved thanks to the return of Cider in the City The DTE Energy Beacon Park Detroit Foundation and Downtown Detroit Partnership sponsored event, which landed in Beacon Park last week, will continue from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, 17, and 24 and will offer cider, doughnuts, caramel, and candy apples from Blake Farms for purchase, autumnal selfie-opportunities, live music, and a designated pumpkin patch area with both pie and carving pumpkins available.Cider in the City has been adapted to comply with social distancing measures and will offer a limited number of online pre-orders available for curbside pickup with contactless in-person orders available, too. For the adult cider lovers, they've also partnered with Lumen to offer two to-go cocktails, Autumn Sangria and Liquid Pie.For more information visit the event's Facebook page or ciderinthecity.com to place orders.metrotimes.com