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  • Many of you reading this are probably quite familiar with the commonly cited reasons for eating local food: It’s better for our local economy; it means fresher, tastier ingredients; it intensifies...

  • To celebrate the Eat Local Challenge that is going on this month, we’d like to highlight one of our very favorite locally grown root vegetables: carrots! Their eye-popping color, satisfying crunch...

  • Locavores rejoice: we’ve finally hit the peak of local season! This is the wonderful time of year when the majority of our vegetable offerings, and quite a few of our fruits, are locally grown....

  • It’s just about peak season for many of the fruits and vegetables grown locally. To really take advantage of all of this wonderful, nutritious local produce, you can start planning to put some up...

  • The Allium Genus is the family of plants that includes garlic, onions, leeks, and many other sulfur-rich veggies. Though they may not be the sexiest of vegetables, Alliums are used all over the...

  • How about that March weather? I skiied with my kids at Tyrol Basin on the 2nd and 3rd, and it was great! My youngest’s birthday is March 15th. He turned 4 in 2011, and we skiied the weekend of the...

  • As many people who know me (and even some who don’t) are aware, I am passionate about local food.

    Why? Buying locally keeps money in our local economy; it gives us access to fresh healthy...

  • What is an herb exactly? It’s surprisingly tough to lay down specific guidelines – but my favorite response to that question so far is from the legend of Charlemagne. When posed that same question...

  • I don’t know about you, but these next couple of months are the hardest for me to get through here in Wisconsin. The end of winter is upon us, but spring still seems an eternity away. Though it...

  • Root vegetables are a great way to to keep yourself warm and healthy during the cold winter months in Wisconsin. They’re extremely versatile; they can be roasted, mashed, souped, stewed, steamed,...

  • Apples, pears, and citrus are the superstars of the holiday fruit season. While these items are delicious and hold a well-deserved place on our holiday shopping lists, none of them is at their...

  • Fun Potato Trivia
    In 2010, Wisconsin was the number three overall potato-producing state. Idaho ranked number one and Washington number two. According to the USDA...