Ginger Shortcake & Scone Mix
Local-food advocate Arlene Coco Buscombe has developed a line of mixes for make-at-home treats: Cinnamon Coffeecake Biscuit, Farmhouse Scone, Duluth Grill Buttermilk Pancake and Ginger Shortcake and Scone. Find them in local shops such as Blue Heron Trading Company or the Duluth Grill, both in Duluth or at www.prairiekitchen.biz.
- Suggested retail: $6.50
Pancake Point Maple Syrup
A place named Pancake Point just deserves a maple syrup, so it’s good that Bill Hallet in Batchawana Bay, Ontario, taps the trees near his home, then makes and bottles the syrup. Find it through Agawa Indian Crafts, in the store at Pancake Bay, online at catalog.pancakebay.com or by phoning 800-656-9676.
- Suggested retail: $9.99 (250 ML)
Wood’n Spoon Wild Jams
Bruce Beaudoin of the Wood’n Spoon in Mohawk, Michigan, grows, gathers or buys local berries for his jams, jellies and syrups. Wild Berry Jam Sampler features a 4 oz. jar of blueberry, thimbleberry, huckleberry and strawberry jam. Find them at Bruce’s store, at the Marquette Food Co-op, at Fort Wilkins State Park in Copper Harbor or try 877-887-8071 and www.woodnspoon.com.
- Suggested retail: $22 (sampler)