News — ice cream

Be unique!

Posted by Robin Abel on

Leona's.  For some of you, that's all I had to say.  Now I've lost you to the smooth texture, the bright flavors, and the unique combination of tastes created in the Leona's kitchen.  If you have no idea what I'm talking about, you've got to try an ice cream sandwich from Leona's!   Leona's is a lactose free product but you'd never know it from the taste.  One of it's founders, Katie, has lactose intolerance and tried for years to find something she could love.  She received an ice cream maker for a wedding gift, started experimenting, and the rest is...

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Food bringing people together

Posted by Robin Abel on

Food is really amazing.  It fuels our body, tastes great (well, my kids aren't really sold on a bunch of vegetables but they're still young?), and it has the ability to bring us together.  We use it to celebrate major holidays like Thanksgiving, celebrate milestones like birthdays, and gather neighbors for summer block parties.     Recently my parents meet my mother's siblings to celebrate a milestone birthday for my grandfather.  Living in different time zones, they don't get together much but when they do there are stories told of the event.  Mostly about the food my aunt makes.  She...

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Come meet our people

Posted by Robin Abel on

One of the cool things about small business is the interesting people you meet along the way.  In a local food business, people have passion for eating naturally, creating great products, or solving a problem they had.   And you can meet them! On Nov. 4th and 5th, we have having a new event called Sneak Peek.  We've invited a bunch of our vendors and artisans to showcase their talent and give you a great opportunity for holiday shopping, hostest gifts, or the joy of meeting all these interesting people. Join us Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4/5, from 10-3 and you'll be...

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Let's All Scream for ICE CREAM

Posted by Robin Abel on

A few weeks ago, our family was out to dinner at Pig Iron Public House, a locally owned family restaurant whose food is locally sourced.  It's quite tasty and the customer service has been great every time we've been there. While waiting for our dinner, we watched the TV screen flip through announcements and ads and such.  We saw an ad for Leona's Ice Cream, a local ice cream company, and we went a little nuts.  We googled it, we talked about it, and after dinner we had to order one (okay, maybe 2).  WOW!  It was amazing. The kids demanded...

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