Discover The Finger Lakes
Savor Life's hour-long weekly show bringing listeners right into the majesty of the Finger Lakes!
Savor Life host Michael Warren Thomas uses this hour to explore wine tours, travel, and the latest news spanning the region around the eleven lakes.
If you're looking to learn more about everything our region has to offer, this show will have it covered!
Stay tuned to this page each week for new episodes!
Amy Machamer and her mother Sue are the owners of the 200 year old Hurd Orchards, which has expanded their online store as the fruit trees begin to bloom in their orchards. Rosemary Janofsky of the Ellwanger Estate has added a guest house next door on Mt. Hope Avenue, and talks about the history of the property that was the home of George Ellwanger. Brian Nagle is the Director of Interpretation for the Genesee Country Village & Museum. The museum is adding more online videos, providing curb service for the products in their store including maple syrup and meals on Fridays for people who order in advance. Carmela Barbagalo is the Executive Director of the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance, and gives an overview of some of the virtual wine tasting experiences from wineries like Boundary Breaks.
As people dream about future adventures, there is much to explore online right now at ExploringUpstate.com. Chris Clemens founded the blog to share his discoveries and some gorgeous photography. He is also one of the key content creators at RochesterFoodNet.com.
Joe Gallea of Gallea’s Tropical Greenhouse & Florist was the first guest, also doing curbside service for people in search of Easter plants, floral arrangements, and Big Green Eggs for grilling. Scott Page, owner/founder of Full Moon Vista Bike & Sport, also called in to talk about using a bicycle to get outside and get exercise. They have decided to cancel the MVP Twilight Criterium professional bicycle race scheduled for June 6th, and will look forward to bringing it back in 2021.
Discussion of Durand Eastman Park, and some of the plants and wildlife you will find there, as well as a huge White Pine that recently came down. Also a reminder to watch out for ticks, these will be expanding in numbers in 2020. To reduce the likelihood that ticks will proliferate on your property, remove and barberry shrubs from your property – carefully, those thorns are devastatingly sharp!