Issue #385 May 29, 2019

Memories Made in the North

‘Up North’ is as much a state of being as it is a part of our state

V1 Staff

If you created a word cloud based around the Northwoods, it would be full of tangible nouns – water, forest, sky, campfire, cabin. It would also be peppered with less concrete vocabulary as well ...

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Issue #383 May 1, 2019

Cooking Up a Good Time

restaurant experience inspires card game

Diana Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Dave Schneider has spent his entire career in the restaurant business, so it was only natural when he decided to create a card game that it would involve a culinary theme. It occurred to him that he ...

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Issue #383 May 1, 2019

Lawns Done Simple

local starts first all-organic lawn care company

Lauren Fisher

After completing a degree in Horticulture and undergoing a three-month class – complete with a final exam – to qualify to treat lawns with traditional chemical fertilizers, it amazes Anthony Nied ...

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Issue #383 May 1, 2019

Take the Legacy Home

local business offer pop-up shopping

Lauren Fisher

Sweet Legacy Vintage, a bridal and event venue decor rental business in Eau Claire, is expanding and preparing to launch its newest project: The Legacy Market. Owner Tammy Hurt and her daughters ...

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Issue #383 May 1, 2019

Bye-Bye, Bluegrass!

three low-maintenance alternatives to the traditional lawn

Lauren Fisher

Mowing got you down? Or are you looking to add a little diversity to your yard? There are a number of plants that make for excellent alternatives to your traditional grass lawn. You might have to sacrifice ...

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Issue #383 May 1, 2019

Containing Your Green Thumb

container gardening is fun & a great way to get kids to start growing plants

Rachel Hart-Brinson, photos by Rachel Hart-Brinson

Summer is on its way! I am so ready, and so are my kids. We’ve started planning their garden plots for this year. My daughter wants to plant snapdragons and shell peas again. Do you have to have space ...

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