A Heart For Farmers Markets + Watermelon Salad Recipe

A Heart For Farmers Markets + Watermelon Salad Recipe






Post by DIETRICH BRONNER Dietrich Bronner, product development manager at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland, is the grandson of originator Wally Bronner. He has planted deep roots in the thriving Frankenmuth Farmers Market and the farmers-market movement statewide. A LIVING PASSION

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From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Bavarian Parade Floats

From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Bavarian Parade Floats






Before he became widely known as “Mr. Christmas,” he enjoyed the title of “signtist” (also known as a “signtologist”), a catchword coined by sign painters of the time to describe their craft. That background in sign painting and window and booth displays made the addition of float design a natural extension for store originator Wally Bronner!

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For The Run Of It

For The Run Of It






Post by DIETRICH BRONNER Dietrich Bronner, product development manager at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland, is the grandson of originator Wally Bronner. Actively involved in the Frankenmuth Farmers Market and the farmers-market movement statewide, Dietrich is also an accomplished chef and avid runner. I was born to run. For me, running is one of life’s purest joys.

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Frankenmuth’s 9th Annual Easter Celebration

Frankenmuth’s 9th Annual Easter Celebration






  Frankenmuth’s 9th Annual Bavarian Easter Celebration, showcasing brightly colored eggs and egg garland displays throughout town, will run through Sunday, April 30. Bronner’s, who has practiced this decorating tradition for several years, has been joined by dozens of Frankenmuth businesses the past nine years. The tradition of decorating Easter Fountains, which is known as Osterbrunnen in Germany, is over 200 years old; to this day many German cities and villages still observe this practice each spring. Here in Frankenmuth,

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They Danced the Night Away!

They Danced the Night Away!






Six teams danced the night away March 11 at the Bavarian Inn during Frankenmuth’s Dancing with the Local Stars competition. Dietrich Bronner, product development manager at Bronner’s, found himself competing against five other teams, one that included Erin Beller, a Bronner’s buyer and last year’s winner of The Judge’s Choice trophy. Dietrich danced with Denise Ciaravino (Steve Reynolds Dance Studio in Clio) to “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees. The entire Bronner family was in town to celebrate Irene Bronner’s

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The Wonder Of Winter

The Wonder Of Winter






Michigan has the pleasure of experiencing four pretty distinct seasons throughout the year … five if you count construction. 😂 So it only seems natural that dreaming of a white Christmas is not that unusual for us Michiganders! Winter in our grand state has so many wonders – from farm fields blanketed in fresh- fallen snow to frosted trees that glisten with the most magical appeal. 

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Wally Bronner’s Decorative Life

Wally Bronner’s Decorative Life






Originator Wally Bronner’s fledgling sign-painting and decorating business established in 1945 flourished. His signs and displays in his aunt’s grocery windows attracted the attention of other businesses and industries. Before long, they asked the young artist to prepare displays and signs for them. (“Signtists” and “signologists” were the catchwords that sign painters used to describe their craft.) From the beginning, the business established by the young sign painter was officially named Bronner’ Display and Sign Advertising.

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Celebrate in Red, White & Blue – Dessert, too!

Celebrate in Red, White & Blue – Dessert, too!






I’m going to tell you what is PERFECT at a 4th of July party. A delicious (I swear you won’t be able to put it down) bowl of Russian Cream. You’re in luck … we are sharing that recipe with you today and showing you some fun patriotic gifts to give someone or even yourself! Before we jump headfirst into that dreamy bowl of tastiness, we want to showcase the 4th of July weekend in Frankenmuth.

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