October 23, 2021

Bring on cider, doughnuts

September 27, 2021

Homer resident Cindy Bacheller always brought her daughter, Samantha Wyant, to Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill in Virgil for opening weekend. Now, Wyant’s own children wait in line for fresh cider and doughnuts. “Ever since their mother […]

Hollenbeck’s reopening

September 23, 2021

Customers will be invited inside Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill in Virgil for the first time since before the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday, but masks will still be required. Founded in 1933, the opening of Hollenbeck’s is […]

Growers ready to go

June 1, 2021

After weeks of rain and rapid changes in temperature, farmers markets got started later than usual this year, but the market season has begun, and you’ll again be able to buy local produce and other […]

Cider Mill making changes for this season

September 16, 2020

Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill in Virgil is set to open Saturday, but the way people will be able to get their cider and doughnuts will change, owner Matt Hollenbeck said Thursday. Hollenbeck said the store has […]

Fresh pickings in Virgil

June 22, 2020

Under the shade of a tent, Chris Applegate watched and talked Saturday with guests at Virgil’s farmers market. “It’s great to see people again,” said Applegate, the market’s manager. “A couple of us are senior […]