October 2012 Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine
Mackinac in Fall
Autumn ushers in a secret season on Mackinac Island. We map out a weekend for discovering the island’s October ways.
On a Wing and a Prayer
Michigan’s bats are still holding out against a disease that’s been devastating their Eastern brethren. A top researcher leads us into the hibernacula to discuss what the future holds.
Plucking His Own
Chef Andrew Herman takes the local foods credo seriously, raising his own turkeys and geese for the holidays and sharing a timeless rite of fall processing with a posse of chef pals. Recipes!
Powder junky? Corduroy king? Our annual and early look at the latest resort upgrades, season passes, and trends in gear and fashion for the coming season of slippery fun.
Northern Home & Cottage
The Kitchen Tour Issue!
A peek at 14 kitchens and directions to each one on our Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour!
Up North-Microbreweries proliferate in the North Country; apple crop fares better than feared; buy champagne, pave a TART trail; 75 years of helping foster kids.
October Events-Get outside! Find an event! Drive! It’s fall color time!
Travel-Four fab color tour ideas for your October weekends.
Up In Michigan-Michael Delp says his favorite river is on a tipping point.
Dining-Delectable ideas for post–color tour dining
Local Foodie-Twice-baked potatoes with lobster mushroom butter, by foraging savant Ken Harris.
Wine-Standout examples of nine iconic Northern Michigan wine varieties.
Into the North-Fall color: this is what we’re talkin’ about.
And Deborah Wyatt Fellows's column ...
A Guide To Giving
Some readers may note that this column is the same as the column I've written in the 2012 MyNorth Guide to Giving you are receiving at the same time. There's an obvious reason for this: Supporting Northern Michigan nonprofits is that important. ... I recently read an article about a new study by The Chronicle of Phlianthropy ... People with lower incomes are often confronted with the needs of their community on a daily basis. People in upper income brackets tend to be more isolated from the vast diversity of needs right in their own regions. ... nonprofits need to do a better job of telling their stories in ways that make it easy for donors to connect. ...
... Read the rest of Deborah Wyatt Fellows's column in the October 2012 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine.