Katie Venit

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Wed. Jul. 12th, 2017

Shifting the Culture

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new shop combines love of cycles, coffee, community

Thu. May. 11th, 2017

Squeaky Cheese Curds: The Science Behind Wisconsin's Favorite Snack

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Spring means fresh cheese curds at the farmers market. There’s nothing like picking up a fresh, warm bag and getting that first squeaky bite. That squeak comes from a special way that long protein molecules in fresh cheese curds rub against your teeth.

Tue. Mar. 21st, 2017

Crocuses in Snow

Katie Venit

in Wisconsin, the arrival of spring can be a slow process

Thu. Feb. 9th, 2017

FEATURE: Sisters on Separate Trails

Katie Venit

as her twin sister – a first-time skier – tackles the American Birkebeiner, writer Katie Venit ponders the very different paths their lives have taken

Wed. Jan. 11th, 2017

Getting out of the Burrow

Katie Venit, photos by Timothy Mather

why we should fight the urge to withdraw during the Chippewa Valley’s cold season

Thu. Sep. 22nd, 2016

Feature: Wisconsin's Big Idea

Katie Venit

More than a century ago, Wisconsin’s education leaders decided the boundaries of the university should reach the boundaries of the state – and beyond. Today, the Wisconsin Idea is still making Badger State life better.

Thu. Aug. 25th, 2016

The Magic Network

Katie Venit

social connections forged in a small city are priceless

Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2016

Raising Children Like Dough

Katie Venit

Dining out as a family has been challenging ever since my oldest began walking and almost Hansel and Greteled himself into a pizza oven at Foster Cheese Haus. We’ve gone to a few places ...

Fri. Sep. 7th, 2012

Pumpkin Recipes

Katie Venit, Kinzy Janssen

The poor pumpkin has long been gutted, carved, and relegated to the front steps. And when it does appear in recipes, often it’s fake or from a can. But we at Volume One think more of this autumn staple, and asked some creative culinary ...

Mon. Aug. 29th, 2011

Pumpkin Recipes

Tracy Chipman, Katie Venit

tasty things you can do with that gourd

Thu. May. 26th, 2011

Castle Rock Organic Farms

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

farm operation outside Osseo keeps it organic

Thu. Feb. 3rd, 2011

New Locally Made Magazine About Kubb

Katie Venit

The godfather of Eau Claire’s kubb frenzy, Eric Anderson, has created a new magazine called Kubbnation to celebrate all things kubb.

Thu. Aug. 26th, 2010

Creating Buddhas

Katie Venit

Mabel Tainter presents cavalcade of Tibetan culture

Thu. Aug. 12th, 2010

Growing Solo

Katie Venit

Bon Iver drummer Sean Carey releases solo album on Jagjaguwar

Thu. Jun. 17th, 2010

FEATURE: Kubbtown, USA

Katie Venit, photos by V1 Staff

how kubb, a Nordic lawn game, swept Eau Claire and made us a national hotspot

Thu. Jan. 14th, 2010

The News in Food

Katie Venit

conferences join forces to grow local food knowledge

Thu. Oct. 15th, 2009

Hot Plots

Katie Venit

a community garden association sprouts up

Thu. Oct. 1st, 2009

Eating Your Yard

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a local Food Not Lawns chapter sprouts in Eau Claire

Thu. Sep. 3rd, 2009

Touring the Fresh Art

Katie Venit

During the 12th Annual Fresh Art Fall Tour held October 2-4, sixteen galleries and studios of Pepin and Pierce counties will throw open their doors.

Thu. Aug. 20th, 2009

Revealing the Secret

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Asian eatery Secret Garden focuses on Korean fare