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Quilt Gardens: How One Idea Flowered Into a Million Blooms

By Marshall V. King Ten years of Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County has resulted in a lot of blooms, a lot of visitors and a lot of stories. Mary Ann Lienhart-Cross, Elkhart County Extension Director and an Extension educator, can tell you about Read more >

Amish Acres, Quilt Gardens are Nappanee Treasures!

Nappanee in Elkhart County ( is a fun place to visit in fall. My husband and I started our tour by checking in to the Homespun Country Inn (302 N Main St, in downtown Nappanee. We just had time Read more >

Goshen Fire and Ice Festival, January 4 & 5, 2013

There’s something special about chili in the winter. When you’re chilled to the bone, and an extra sweater just won’t cut it, chili warms that special place that normal heat just can’t reach. In Goshen, Indiana (Elkhart County), you can Read more >

Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival, April 20 22, 2012

The Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival will be held in Wakarusa, Indiana (Elkhart County), on Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, celebrating their maple syrup heritage, including their annual parade, town-favorite maple syrup jelly beans, sugar camp tours, and a Read more >

49th Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival in Nappanee, IN

It’s hard to believe the Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival has been going on for as long as it has, but they’re celebrating their 49th annual festival from August 4 – 7 (Thursday through Sunday). Featuring more than 220 Read more >

Quilt Gardens in Amish Country

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Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival (Elkhart County)

Indiana’s jug seems to runneth over with maple syrup. I’ve already written about the National Maple Syrup Festival in Medora and the Parke County Maple Syrup Festival. So I figured I’d complete the Maple Syrup Trifecta this month, and tell Read more >