5 Hot Examples of Summer Fun

Mon. Jul. 2nd, 2018  |  Nick Meyer

We’re all now officially headlong into that famous Wisconsin summer. It’s time to savor the many opportunities that pop up in our community this time of year, and as always, let Volume One be your guide to all there is to see, hear, do, and taste ...

Addressing Climate Change

one relationship at a time, citizens’ climate lobby focuses on bipartisan approach to reducing carbon emissions

Thu. Jun. 28th, 2018  |  Dr. Kate Hale Wilson

This is a story about a group that is betting the farm on relationships: the relationships between constituents and their elected representatives in Congress, and the relationships among citizens in a democracy ...

How Can I Recycle That?

one woman’s mission: recycling items – old boots, a broken microwave, plastic bags – that would otherwise end up in a landfill

Thu. Jun. 28th, 2018  |  Katie Venit, photos by Joel Pearish

During this year’s spring cleaning, I hauled out all the things that I haven’t disposed of because I felt guilty about tossing them in the garbage: a microwave that caught on fire, old winter boots, a mountain ...

4 Helpful CSA Hacks

overcoming common challenges your weekly box of local produce presents

Thu. Jun. 28th, 2018  |  Julia van Allen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Community Supported Agriculture shares, or CSAs, are spreading through the Chippewa Valley and bringing an abundance of delicious and healthy foods straight from farm to table ...

5 Ways to Be a Farmers Market Pro

Chef Amy Huo’s Tips for a Successful Trip to the Market

Wed. Jun. 27th, 2018  |  Amy Huo

Who doesn’t love the farmers market in the height of summer? Fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruits harvested (much of the time) that very morning and friendly producers and farmers proud to talk ...

A State Fair Farewell

CVTG stages its last production at historic State Theatre

Wed. Jun. 27th, 2018  |  Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The final Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild performance at the State Theatre – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s State Fair – will debut June 28 and run through July 1. There are more than 50 people working on this production ...

Lake of the Woods

Tue. Jun. 26th, 2018  |  Chuck Larson

The steady billow of wind whips rain through / evergreens rooted shallow in the sandstone / islands. Up in the Northern Triangle, only / the dotting of needled stone challenges the waves ...

Local Harvest Schedule

Mon. Jun. 25th, 2018  |  V1 Staff

Get your food when it was meant to be gotten! Make sure you’re buying your stuff in season! Don’t know when that is? Here’s a handy chart that should last you through the summer.