People and Places along the Heritage Trail

Elkhart County is a place where quality craftsmanship, innovation and collaboration result in a well crafted life. With an appreciation for all things handmade and homegrown, we leave our mark on everything we hold. Elkhart County is Well Crafted. Welcome to the People and Places along the Heritage…

Quilt Gardens Podcasts

2022 marks the 15th Anniversary of the Quilt Gardens...along the Heritage Trail. We have some amazing surprises planned! 15 years. Millions upon millions of blooms. Hundreds of volunteers and thousands of volunteer hours. The Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail are a beloved attraction in…

Amanda Shoup

It’s no secret that Elkhart County’s close-knit communities are connected by a passion for craftsmanship and quality of life. Friendly and caring, with an energetic, entrepreneurial spirit, we here in Elkhart County are naturally born makers and you’ll find that in everything from the musical…

Jesse Sensenig

Goshen Brewing Company is a family-friendly brewpub serving a wide selection of beers and seasonal, local, farm-to-table food. One of the coolest parts - they are a 100% solar and wind-powered facility! They recycled the former Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) building to provide a…

Danny Reynolds

Danny Reynolds has helped generations of Elkhart County residents find their perfect outfit. Whether that’s for prom, their wedding, a date night, or just the perfect outfit for your everyday errands, Danny and the entire staff at Stephenson’s of Elkhart has you covered. Stephenson’s opened their…

Arvis Dawson

We can’t say it enough … when you love where you live, you embrace every opportunity to contribute to the community and help make your neighborhood, workplace or city that much better. It was a group of people coming together in 2016 who wanted to embrace this mantra the most: Love where you live…

Chelsea Gorsuch

We feel like Elkhart County is one of the most Well Crafted areas in the nation. Whether it’s wine or RVs, musical instruments or boats, motorcycles or hand-made inspirational signs, being creative, collaborative, and entrepreneurial is in our DNA. Today we’d like to introduce you to one of those…

Alex Bicknell

When you love where you live, you relish chances to contribute to the community and help make your neighborhood, workplace or city that much better. We've known that for years, which is part of the reason the Elkhart County CVB along with the Community Foundation of Elkhart County are the…

Brian Byrn

If you have ever been to the Midwest Museum of American Art in downtown Elkhart, you’ve most certainly run into Brian Byrn. Brian’s charismatic personality combined with his depth of knowledge about art and iconic handlebar mustache makes the experience at the MMAA top-notch. Brian was hired in…

Amber Burgess

Amber Burgess didn't grow up in Elkhart County. In fact, she didn't grow up in Indiana but she has Hoosier hospitality in her blood. Amber is originally from Jamestown, ND. She studied theatre at The University of Jamestown, in her hometown, and transferred in her junior year to study musical…

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