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September
30

September LoLo Gifts: Fall for These Free Treats

September LoLo Free Gifts - Cutler Real Estate

What could possibly improve on the joys of fall in Ohio? How about the September lineup of freebies from Cutler Real Estate and LoLo Gifts? 

Each month, we partner with LoLo to provide an enticing assortment of location-specific offers from the best small businesses around Northeast Ohio, Columbus and Cincinnati. Brighten an already beautiful autumn day with one of these free treats.

September Gifts:

Canton: Any Drink

Akron: Small Pizza or Sub

Cincinnati: Latte and Pastry

Columbus: Pair of Pastries

 

Canton: Any Drink

Muggswigz Coffee & Tea Co.

5854 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44718

 
 
 
 
 
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There's nothing cozier than hunkering down on a crisp fall afternoon with a hot drink. Choose your favorite or try a new flavor from the extensive selection at Muggswigz Coffee & Tea Co.

About Muggswigz Coffee & Tea Co.

In this fast-moving world, Muggswigz Coffee & Tea knows the best things in life take time. All coffee, including their signature espresso blend, is roasted in-house using fresh-roasted, specialty-grade Arabica beans. They also forgo conventional bagged tea in favor of whole leaf, or pekoe, which is the highest grade of the four types of tea. Muggswigz supports local artists by displaying their works inside the shop and hosting an open mic night each Monday.

Contact and Hours

330.754.1017

Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Akron: Small Pizza or Sub

Papa-Roni's Pizza & Ice Cream

68 W. State St., Barberton, OH 44203

 
 
 
 
 
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There's something extra satisfying about food you can eat with your hands. Make your day with a tasty small pizza or oven-baked sub from Papa-Roni's Pizza & Ice Cream.

About Papa-Roni's Pizza & Ice Cream

In 2010, co-founders Bob Wilson and Dan Urbancic had a goal to combine the efficient business model of a chain restaurant with the down-home appeal of a community pizza joint. The result is nearly two dozen specialty pizzas and a dozen subs, prepared with consistent quality and served with a smile. Leave room for a scoop of Peanut Butter Swirl or Butter Pecan at Katie's Korner, their adjacent ice cream patio.

Contact and Hours

330.745.9999

Sunday - Thursday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. 

Cincinnati: Latte and Pastry

Mad Llama

5001 Kenwood Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227

 
 
 
 
 
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Coffee ... it's not just for mornings. Jump-start your day or take a relaxing break with a latte from Mad Llama. Pair your drink with a delicious pastry such as their signature Llama bread, a rich swirl of chocolate and vanilla pound cake.

About Mad Llama

Who would think to name a coffee shop after an angry mammal? The creative, hard-working, and community-minded people at Mad Llama, who make nearly all of the food and beverages in-house. Their mouthwatering breakfast and lunch sandwiches, pastries, and coffee drinks are served all day. In a hurry? Order online and pick up your items using the convenient drive-thru window. 

Contact and Hours

513.417.8963

Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Columbus: Pair of Pastries

Short North Piece of Cake Bakery & Café

772 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215

 
 
 
 
 
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Sharing some luscious baked goods with a loved one makes them even sweeter. Head to Short North Piece of Cake and enjoy a couple of cookies, cupcakes, or tarts with a friend or family member.

About Short North Piece of Cake Bakery & Café

At Short North Piece of Cake, the name may refer to how easy their baked goods go down when you eat them, but there's nothing simple about their incredible creations. Cupcakes, or "smiles with frosting," come in a variety of traditional and deluxe flavors, while cookies can be found in whimsical shapes such as flowers, flags, and yes, cupcakes. If you want a special cake for a wedding, birthday, or other occasion, the talented bakers will turn your most imaginative design into reality.

Contact and Hours

614.421.0399

Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

"Fall" for Free Gifts Each Month

Free Gifts from LoLo and Cutler Real Estate Agents

The fun doesn't stop here. With each new month, members of our LoLo Gifts program look forward to seeing what fabulous freebies are coming their way.

Joining in is a "piece of cake." Just contact your Cutler Real Estate agent and get ready for the treats to start rolling in!

September
25

See Changing Leaves Around Ohio at These 9 Places

Fall Leaf Peeping in Ohio - Cutler Real Estate

Fall is a wonderful time of the year in Ohio. The cool autumn breeze, the spooky arrival of Halloween festivities, and the many community festivals make this our favorite season for living in Ohio. Of course, you can't mention fall in Ohio without noting the gorgeous colors of the changing leaves.

Northeast Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

15610 Vaughn Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141

 
 
 
 
 
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Residents of Akron and Cleveland will agree that a trip to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park does wonders for the soul. A great place to reconnect with nature, there's so much to see and do in this national park that it's not surprising that it draws visitors from near and far each year. During the autumn, the Cuyahoga River weaves its way through rolling hills, farmland, and forests, glistening brightly as it collects falling leaves from the changing trees. With more than 125 miles of trail to hike, Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a must-visit in autumn for anyone who loves to embrace the season's beauty.

Eagles Creek Nature Preserve

Center Rd., Garrettsville, OH 44231

A few miles southeast of Cleveland is the Eagles Creek Nature Preserve which is full of Northeast Ohio's wonderfully diverse plants and animals. The landscape varies from marshes and swamps to woodlands and forests, offering a truly exceptional view into the many habitats that house such interesting biodiversity. Manageable trails lead you into this underrated gem, providing you with privacy and peace while you gaze at mix of yellows, reds, oranges, and browns that paint a stunning portrait.

Beaver Creek State Park

12021 Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool, OH 43920

 
 
 
 
 
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Do you want a little outdoor adventure to mix in with your sightseeing? Then head to Beaver Creek State Park to watch the leaves change as you cruise down the Little Beaver Creek on a canoe. If you'd rather stay on land, you can hike the many trails on foot, atop a mountain bike, or on horseback. Whichever you choose, make sure you bring your camera to photograph the dazzling colors of this rugged landscape.

Columbus

Tar Hollow State Park

16396 Tar Hollow Rd., Laurelville, OH 43135

Immerse yourself in the dense woodlands and deep ravines of Tar Hollow State Park as you get lost in the beauty of the Appalachian Plateau. A walk through Tar Hollow State Park will make you feel like you're in the wilderness worlds away from Columbus. Turkeys, turtles, skinks, snakes, and more call this area of Ohio home. A stroll through Tar Hollow's 604-acres offers a great way to see the changing of the leaves, only rivaled by the beautiful colors that spring back to life once winter ends.

Scioto Audubon Metro Park

400 W. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43215

 
 
 
 
 
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Downtown Columbus may be a bustling cityscape, but the Scioto Audubon Metro Park offers an opportunity to get back in touch with nature just a few blocks from the skyscrapers. The park covers 120-acres of previously industrial land, now refreshed as a thriving oasis where wildlife flourishes. The views along the Scioto River, chirping of the birds, and miles of multi-use trails are ideal for working professionals who only have a small period of time to escape from the daily grind. Because it's so close to home, you can visit every weekend and watch as the landscape changes from green to bright reds.

Grand Lake St. Marys State Park

834 Edgewater Dr., St. Marys, OH 45885

Where better to see the leaves change than from the water? The popular boating destination of Grand Lake St. Marys State Park is a beachside paradise where you can relax on or offshore and watch the trees transform around you. We think that this state park is a wonderful place to take the kids for an overnight stay, as fishing, hiking, hunting, and boating opportunities sit alongside volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, a playground, basketball courts, and an off-leash dog park.

Cincinnati

Shawnee State Park

4404 OH-125, West Portsmouth, OH 45663

 
 
 
 
 
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Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the Shawnee State Forest is a breathtaking place to become one with nature. Totaling 1100-acres of the 63,000-acre forest, Shawnee State Park is a fantastic place for a weekend getaway with the family. This state park is a popular place to hunt, fish, boat, and hike, offering you the opportunity to take in the changing of the leaves on the banks of the Ohio River. The Shawnee Lodge & Conference Center is within the forest, making it a perfect location to enjoy unspoiled nature during the day before returning to cozy creature comforts at night.

Mt. Airy Forest

5083 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223

You don't have to leave Cincinnati's city limits to enjoy a getaway in nature. Mt. Airy Forest was one of the earliest urban reforestation projects in the country and now provides nearly 1500-acres of multi-use space for hiking, biking, picnicking, and more. Mt. Airy's accessibility isn't limited to its proximity to the city. The forest has an enclosed dog park for hikers to let their pets run free and also houses the state's sole public treehouse that is accessible for those using a wheelchair.

Scioto Trail State Park

144 Lake Rd., Chillicothe, OH 45601

 
 
 
 
 
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Equal distance between Cincinnati and Columbus, Scioto Trail State Park is a fantastic destination to watch the leaves change this autumn. This park is within the 9,000-acre Scioto Trail State Forest but only encompasses 218-acres, making it an easy state park to tackle in a single trip. Bordering the Scioto River, this area offers amazing views of the Scioto River Valley. Bring a fishing rod to cast a line in the river or pack up the camping gear and spend an early-fall evening enjoying the quiet swaying of the trees.

Ohio Leaf Peeping

Where is your favorite spot around Ohio to see the leaves change? 

September
23

8 Places for Fresh-Picked Apples Around Northeast Ohio

Apple Orchards - Northeast Ohio - Cutler Real Estate

This year seems to have flown by! Before you know it, the leaves will start to change and there will be a chill in the air. That means it's almost time for some of our favorite activities — roasting s'mores over the fire pit, sipping pumpkin spice lattes, and, of course, apple picking! 

There are so many great orchards in Northeast Ohio, it's hard to choose which one we love best. Before you plan your next fall adventure, take a look at this round-up of our top recommendations for fresh-picked apples!

Royalton Farms

16393 State Rd., North Royalton, OH 44133

 
 
 
 
 
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Family-owned and operated since 1982, Royalton Farms has 7 acres of trees producing 15 different varieties of apples. They also have a landscaping nursery, an apple-processing barn with a cider mill, and a market barn. It's also home to Cuyahoga County's only working cider press. In addition to fresh-picked apples, you can get a variety of produce in their market including peaches, tomatoes, zucchini, and pumpkins. You'll also find local honey, fruit butters, baking mixes, cookbooks, and more! Royalton Farms is open through November on Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am until 6 pm. They're closed on Mondays. 

Miller Orchards

8690 Vermillion Rd., Amherst, OH 44001

 
 
 
 
 
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If you're looking for variety, you'll find it at Miller Orchards. They grow 23 different varieties of apples as well as cherries and peaches. Depending on weather conditions, in season they also carry plums, nectarines, cantaloupe, pears, and watermelon. This family-owned farm has been in business for more than four generations. Locals and visitors enjoy this orchard's quality products, honest prices, and family-friendly atmosphere. Miller Orchards is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am until 6 pm. They're closed on Sundays. 

Hillside Orchard and Farm Market

2397 Center Rd., Hinckley, OH 44233

There's so much to do at Hillside Orchard and Farm Market, you can easily spend a whole day here. Whether you want to pick up your apples from their store or head out to the orchard to pick your own, you'll love their delicious crops. If you have a sweet tooth, you're in luck! They carry 11 flavors of Hershey's brand hard-dipped ice cream, famous fruit pies, and frozen apple cider. They also have jams, jellies, preserves, salad dressings, marinades, bbq sauces, dips, and fresh-baked breads. Mark your calendar for the second weekend in October so you don't miss their Annual Harvest Festival. The kids will love the horse-drawn hayride, playground, and challenging pumpkin maze. Hillside Orchard is open until December 23rd. Their hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from noon until 5 pm. They're closed on Mondays, except for the Monday before Halloween.

Hillcrest Orchards

50336 Telegraphy Rd., Amherst, OH 44001

 
 
 
 
 
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Hillcrest Orchard offers pick-your-own sunflowers, pumpkins, and 14 different varieties of apples. But that's not all! There are plenty of family-friendly fall activities that everyone is sure to love. You won't want to miss the Space Exploration Corn Maze, complete with seven different puzzle stations! The kids will also love the barrel train, corn box, hay tunnel, hayride, pedal karts, sandbox, and the playground, swing set, and spider webs. Best of all, each of these activities is included in the price of admission. The farm market is open daily from 10 am until 6 pm September 1st through November 8th. The U-pick, maze, and activities are open weekends only from 10 am until 6 pm from September 7th through October 27th.   

Blue Jay Orchard

17909 Rapids Rd., Hiram, OH 44234

The oldest pick-your-own apple orchard in Geauga County, Blue Jay Orchard has been a family tradition for generations. They grow 27 varieties of apples as well as peaches and blueberries. Head out to pick your own, or get some from their market. You'll also find local Ohio food products, assorted gifts, and all things fall-related. Blue Jay Orchard's opening hours vary. You'll want to give them a call at 440.834.4318 for more information. 

Arrowhead Orchard

11724 Lisbon St. SE, Paris, OH 44669

 
 
 
 
 
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When you head to Arrowhead Orchard, make sure you leave plenty of time to enjoy all the great things this farm has to offer. You can choose to pick your own apples or get them from the onsite farm market. You can also pick your own sunflowers and pumpkins. The entry price includes unlimited hayrides, a corn maze, and a sunflower walk. The kids will also love the hay mountain, tire climb, hamster run, train cart ride, obstacle course, and more. There's also a zip line ride! You'll want to visit the market, where you'll find cider, peaches, nectarines, honey, and a variety of other food and gift items. The farm market is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am until 6 pm and Sunday from noon until 6 pm. Fall activities and U-pick run through September 4th until October 26th, Monday, Friday, and Saturday from noon until 6 pm. They're closed on Labor Day. 

Kuner's Fruit Farm

5424 S. Arlington Rd., Clinton, OH 44216

Kuner's Fruit Farm offers pick-your-own apples and also sells award-winning cider, honey, plums, and apple butter. If you want to get away from the commercialism and spend some quality time with your family, this is the place to do it. Kuner's fruit farm is open daily from 9 am until 7 pm until the end of Thanksgiving weekend. 

Bauman Orchards

161 Rittman Ave., Rittman, OH 44270

 
 
 
 
 
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A staple of Rittman since 1929, Bauman Orchards is a 260-acre orchard with 48,500 apple trees and 9,200 peach trees. They offer 25 different varieties of apples and 15 varieties of peaches. They also press their own cider, which you can find in their farm market along with homemade pies, cookies, produce, and gift baskets. You'll want to check out the orchard's website every once in a while because they host several exciting festivals throughout the year. Mark your calendar for September 19th so you can visit the Harvest Days festival. In addition to U-pick apples, you'll also enjoy homemade cider donuts, a food truck, live music, and pony rides. The kids will also love painting their own pumpkins and meeting the farm animals! Bauman Orchards is open year-round Monday through Friday from 8 am until 6 pm and Saturday from 8 am until 5 pm. They're closed on Sundays and all major holidays. 

An Apple a Day

Which orchard will you pick? 

September
9

Order Up! These 9 Ohio Diners Serve Up Nostalgia and Great Food

Ohio Diners - Cutler Real Estate

There's a reason why Food Network star Guy Fieri chose Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives as the subject of his hit show. The combination of unpretentious decor, friendly service, and delicious food gives these establishments a timeless appeal.

It's no surprise that diners are especially popular in Ohio. Head to these classic eateries around Northeast Ohio, Columbus, and Cincinnati for tasty meals that always hit the spot. 

NORTHEAST OHIO

Guerne Heights Drive-In

3004 Dover Rd., Wooster, OH 44691

 
 
 
 
 
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Opened in 1956, Guerne Heights Drive-In is an authentic mid-20th-century diner. Throughout its history, the restaurant has been owned and operated by local families, adding to the nostalgic feel. Hot dogs and burgers are the main event on the menu, which is rounded out with classic sandwiches such as grilled cheese and BBQ pulled pork. In true '50s style, Guerne Heights Drive-In also serves an incredible variety of ice cream treats, including milkshakes, floats, flurries, and eight types of sundaes. Follow them on Facebook for updates on weekly ice cream flavors and limited-time specials. Guerne Heights Drive-In serves lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday.

Nick's Diner

4116 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113

Nick's Diner takes pride in maintaining the same commitment to quality over the years, but you'd be forgiven for thinking the prices haven't changed either. A breakfast combo of three eggs any style, hash browns or grits, and toast is only $3.95. Most dishes on the menu, including the signature black cast iron skillets, come in huge portions with a price tag of $10 or less. Breakfast and lunch are served every day but Tuesday.

Honeymoon Grille

3458 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319

 
 
 
 
 
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Don't let the name fool you. Singles, friends, and families will all have a great time at Honeymoon Grille. Once housed in the former Honeymoon Donuts building, the recently remodeled diner boasts a genuine '50s-style dining counter along with the addition of a modern drive-thru window. The extensive menu offers something for everyone, from omelets, French toast, and corned beef hash for breakfast to egg salad sandwiches, French dip, and pork chops for lunch and dinner. Watch their Facebook page for news about all-day fish fries, Pizza Night, and other special events. Honeymoon Grill is open seven days a week, with dinner served after 4 p.m. while breakfast and lunch are available all day.

COLUMBUS

Nutcracker Family Restaurant

63 E. Broad St., Pataskala, OH 43062

Nutcracker Family Restaurant is celebrating its silver anniversary in 2020, but a visit will take you back to the golden days of the 1950s. The name may have a holiday feel, but it's actually a remnant from the restaurant's original incarnation as a candy and dessert shop called Nutcracker Sweets. While the shop has expanded into a full-service diner, it still holds an incredible assortment of nutcrackers in all sizes, shapes, and styles. Play some Chuck Berry on the jukebox while you wait for your meal of meatloaf, chicken Parmigiana, open-face beef sandwich, and other comfort food favorites. Nutcracker Family Restaurant opens bright and early at 7 a.m. every day but Monday.

Tommy's Diner

914 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43222

 
 
 
 
 
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For Tom and Kathy Pappas, Tommy's Diner is truly their American dream come to life. Tom immigrated to Columbus from Greece, while Kathy is the first-generation daughter of Greek parents. The restaurant business is definitely in the family's blood, with younger son Michael working in the diner and older son Louis owning a catering business. How outstanding is their customer service? One guest tells a story about being unable to decide between a Reuben sandwich and an omelet, so the staff made him a Reuben omelet. Visit the website or Facebook page to see the list of daily specials. Tommy's Diner is open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week.

Canal Wigwam

4 S. High St., Canal Winchester, OH 43110

The sign outside the front of Canal Wigwam welcomes you to "The Gathering Place." Canal Wigwam's roots extend all the way back to 1899, when the combination restaurant, bakery, and bowling lane was the place to be for local residents. Over the years, the consistent thread has been a focus on home cooking that warms the heart and stomach. The menu features classic dishes such as chicken and waffles, BLT sandwich, and tuna salad, along with daily specials like baked pork loin and ham and bean soup. Canal Wigwam's website now allows online ordering for pickup. Breakfast and lunch are served daily.

CINCINNATI

Hathaway's Diner

441 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

 
 
 
 
 
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Breakfast and lunch at Hathaway's Diner has been a downtown Cincinnati tradition since 1956. The iconic checkerboard-style floor, brightly-lit red-and-aqua color scheme, and dining counter create the kitschy, comfy ambiance that's such a traditional element of diners. Goetta, the meat-and-grain sausage uniquely beloved in Cincinnati, is a staple of Hathaway's menu. Other traditional diner favorites include country fried steak, club sandwich, and patty melt. Be sure to save room for a slice of apple pie or a Creamsicle milkshake. Hathaway's is open for business seven days a week.

Sacred Beast Diner

1437 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

While nostalgia is the name of the game at most diners, Sacred Beast takes the traditional concept and adds a contemporary twist for the 21st century. The decor is clean and elegant, with modern touches such as an open floor plan and floor-to-ceiling windows. Most importantly, the diner's slogan, "Simple Food. Taken Seriously." lets you know you're in for some good eating. The Diner Breakfast is an upscale combo of scrambled eggs, lemon ricotta pancakes, and pork belly, while the European-influenced Dirty French burger is topped with Gruyere cheese, caramelized onions, au poivre sauce, and Mornay. Sacred Beast is open for dinner Thursday and Friday and all day on weekends.

Sugar n' Spice Diner

4381 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45229

 
 
 
 
 
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In business for 79 years and counting, Sugar n' Spice Diner is clearly doing it up right. Generations of families keep coming back for the cartoon wall art, vividly colored decor, trademark rubber ducks, and quality food. Signature dishes such as Wispy Thin pancakes, Cuddlin' Puppy hot dogs, and Spanish Bull burgers remain largely unchanged since Mort Keller opened the original Reading Road location in 1941. In July, current owner Adam Myerson opened a second location in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood inside a one-time railroad dining car. Both locations are open daily for breakfast and lunch.

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September
4

Northeast Ohio Honey: These 8 Places Are the Bee's Knees

Northeast Ohio Honey - Cutler Real Estate

Living in Northeast Ohio grants us access to acres of farm-fresh foods, including the oh-so-sweet local honey that we love to drizzle on everything we can. After much taste-testing, we've found that these nine places are the bee's knees for honey in Northeast Ohio.

Jacobs Heritage Farm

2196 Jacoby Rd., Copley, OH 44321

 
 
 
 
 
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A fourth-generation farm that's been restored and preserved, Jacobs Heritage Farm includes a honey bee preserve. If their name sounds familiar, it's likely because you've seen their honey for sale at markets and stores throughout the area such as Target. A stop at Jacobs Heritage Farm is a must as they have much more than just their raw honey. You can also pick up meat and eggs from their livestock as well as firewood, antiques, plants, natural soaps, and plenty of other locally produced goods.

Heavenly Hill Farm

18375 State Road, North Royalton, OH 44133

Heavenly Hill Farm is well…heavenly! From apple picking and hayrides to pumpkin patch playing, cider tasting, and market strolling, it's easy to spend hours of your weekend at Heavenly Hill Farm with your family. Of course, if you're just looking to pick up a quick batch of honey, you can easily grab a jar fresh from the hive in their market.

Arrowhead Orchard

11724 Lisbon St., Paris, OH 44669

 
 
 
 
 
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You probably already know Arrowhead Orchard as the home of the crispy and juicy apples Paris residents love, but you should know that their farm produces much more than a single fruit. Along with apples, you'll find delicious raw honey, ciders, homemade goods, sunflowers, vegetables, and other fruits throughout the property. Best of all, in the fall parents can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the market while their children have fun in the corn maze, on a hayride, or engaging in other fun activities.

Sheffield Farms

5100 Richelieu Ave., Sheffield Lake, OH 44054

Sheffield Farms believes that when it comes to knowing exactly what goes into your honey, too many big-name producers say "it's none of your beeswax." The local producers at Sheffield Farms insist that their customers understand what's in – and what's left out of – their honey. Their honeybees are housed according to organic practices and every batch of honey is free of additives, miticides, antibiotics, chemicals, and pasteurization. No matter if you're picking up raw honey, comb honey, propolis, or other beeswax products, you can confidently purchase knowing that their products are as natural as it gets.

Wade's Fruit Farm

12915 Warren Rd., Paris, OH 44669

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Wade's Fruit Farm is a pick-your-own farm located in Paris. While they are open throughout the year, their operating hours will vary depending on season and harvest. Blueberries and black raspberries are among their most popular fruit and vegetable offerings but you can usually find their fresh honey, cider, and eggs all year long. We especially love Wade's Fruit Farm because they offer their own unique blueberry honey made from the bees and blueberries that call their farm home. Imagine making blueberry pancakes, blueberry waffles, or blueberry French toast and topping it with delicious blueberry honey.

Kall Christmas Tree Farm

3605 Foskett Rd., Medina, OH 44256

If you've only visited Kall Christmas Tree Farm during the holiday season, then you've been missing out on their year-round supply of honey, beeswax candles, snacks, and other products available in their gift shop. Raw honey, strained honey, wildflower honey, and beeswax candles are just a few things you'll find around their farm, which includes a refreshment stand and cuddly farm animals. While you can stop by throughout the year, Kall Christmas Tree Farm encourages you to call ahead outside of the Christmas tree season so they can ensure that they'll be able to provide you with the specific honey you want.

Plum Creek Farm

66 Station Rd., Valley City, OH 44280

 
 
 
 
 
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For over 100 years, the family at Plum Creek Farm have tended to their land and livestock to produce free-range eggs, meats, jams, honey, and more throughout the year. Their goal is to deliver farmers market quality at prices that allow all residents of Valley City to enjoy a fresh farm to table experience at home. All honey is produced from hives on the farm and all of their animals are raised cage-free with ethical standards and are not fed hormones or antibiotics. A great family farm that's been a staple of Valley City for a century, Plum Creek Farm is one of the best places to sample the freshest foods from Northeast Ohio.

Hamey's Apiary Hives & Honey

6894 Smith Rd., Medina, OH 44256

Would you love to responsibly source honey from your own backyard? Then make a stop at Hamey's Apiary Hives & Honey. Not only do they bottle and sell their own local honey, but they also sell pollen for consumption and bee colonies so you can source your own honey at home. All bees are descended from their own Select Breeder Queens and are able to excel even in the winter months. Sample Hamey's honey then make your own batch! Your support of Hamey's Apiary also helps them donate colonies and host educational events each year.

A Taste of Honey

Do you know of any other sweet places to find local honey around Northeast Ohio? Let us know where we should make a beeline for honey in the comments below.

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