On a recent outing to Springhope Farm in Galien, we picked up a few goodies following a trip out to the orchard to pick fresh cherries. Among them was pure honey produced in nearby Niles. I'm hearing more and more about the health benefits of honey. It's also a great alternative to sugar for sweetening when baking. So, three cheers for local honey! Pick some up if you're heading north into Michigan on I-94. Exit at Three Oaks and it's just a short drive over to Springhope Farm for all kinds of fresh fruits and veggies and lots of other goodies.