Agricultural

Carhartt Vineyard and Tasting Room

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For years my husband has bought Carhartt clothes. When I heard there was a Carhartt Vineyard in Los Olivos, California near the town  of Solvang where my friend Linda and I were visiting, we had to check it out.  Before leaving home, a young woman I know had said, “It is the smallest tasting room […]

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The Le Seuer Swap Meet, a Bounty of Goods!

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Once in a while we get the chance to head north in April to the Le Sueur County Pioneer swap meet fondly called, “The Original Swap Meet”.   Held April 22-24, 2016 at the Le Sueur County Pioneer Show Grounds this only happens if the corn is planted and it has rained or too cold and […]

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Elverhhoj Museum of History & Art, the Heart of Solvang

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This lovely museum is housed in the former home of Vigo Brandt-Erichsen, a Solvang sculptor and artist.  Vigo Brandt-Erichsen was an internationally recognized painter and sculptor and  his wife Martha Mott was an accomplished painter and art teacher. The home they lived in together is now enjoyed by all as they tour the hand-crafted structure built in […]

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Grand Detour celebrated anniversary with new sculpture

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Okay, so it happened in 2014 and I am just now finding out about it. When taking a side trip from this year’s Gathering of the Green to the Historic Site, I wondered aground the grounds taking in the beauty of the sight and found something new.  The John Deere historic site Grand Detour celebrated […]

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H.H. May and his agricultural input.

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  To me, part of the fun of traveling is learning history that changed the way we live. There is no doubt we all have heard of John Deere and the steel plow, but you may not have heard of Harvey Henry (H.H.) May and his part.  May, like many other farmers with big ideas […]

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