Leelanau News and Events

Sink or Swim: The County’s Food Truck Startups

By Emily Tyra | July 6, 2020

Catering jobs this summer all but vanished for these Leelanau County entrepreneurs due to COVID-19, so what did they do? Found a food truck and the inner pluck to give a new business a go. Here’s more on the new rush of food truck startups across the county.

An aptly named From The Ashes food truck popped up in the PlantMasters of Suttons Bay parking lot, run by the co-owner of Lake Leelanau’s Island Thyme Catering Kristy VerSnyder and her teammate/chef Matt Fitzke-Loll. Says VerSnyder, “We were set to have a pretty stellar 2020 season, with 33 weddings on the books. Once we were down to four weddings — everyone ...

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Property Watch: Nostalgic Family Retreat On Lake Leelanau

This week’s watch takes us to a grouping of parcels on South Lake Leelanau that include two ...

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Loma Farm and Little Fleet Owners Partner To Open Farm Club

The owners of The Little Fleet and Loma Farm are partnering together to open Farm Club this ...

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Lighthouse's Annual Lobster Fest Is A Go For August

The Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum staff will welcome guests to experience an East Coast tradition on the ...

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Leland Gal Fights High Water With A Main Street Pop-Up

Leland Gal’s shanty in historic Fishtown is battling a surge of high water, so shop owner Maggie ...

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Leelanau’s Wedding Season, Take 2

Wedding dates are on hold till fall (or not?), downsized, or pushed to 2021. It’s suddenly a ...

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