28 Harvesting Food in the Great Outdoors
By Mike Rahn
More adults are awakening and nourishing an interest in outdoor lifestyles that include the harvest and consumption of what we catch with hook and line or harvest with shotgun or rifle in field, marsh, or forest.
34 Life at Sapsucker Farms
By Molly Hoeg
This Mora, Minnesota, farm offers their visitors Yellow Belly Hard Cider, maple syrup, honey, free-range eggs, and much more..
Destination Downtown Brainerd
By Cara Lanz
If it’s been awhile since you’ve visited downtown Brainerd, it’s time to rediscover the city’s historic business district.
44 Outdoor Oasis
By Jodie Tweed
A lakeside retreat, along the shores of Little Cedar Lake near Aitkin, offers contemporary comforts within a peaceful Northwoods setting.
IN EVERY ISSUE
4 Editor’s Journal
ECHOES OFF THE LAKE
8 Front Porch | Ditch Ducks, Fall Reads, Inspiring Views
16 Community | Lakes Area Writers Alliance
20 Arts | National Novel Writing Month
24 History | Daughters of the American Revolution
50 Nature | The Birding Life
54 Road Trip | Crisp Point Lighthouse
58 Food | Victual & Rave Creamworks
60 Nostalgia | Grain Belt Beer Cabin
64 Halloween | Grand Rapids Ghost Tours
66 Lake of the Month | Cass Lake
67 Chef’s Corner | Autumn Squash Noodle Bowl
68 Lake Country Events
71 Lake Country Contests
72 Before You Go