farmers market is more than fruit and veggie
By their nature, trends are transient, moving to the trash bins of our past once society deems them uncool (I betray my youth, but those oh-so-not-lovely neon colorblock jackets of the early ’90s come to mind).
Local food and music are converging into a debut benefit for the UW-Eau Claire Foodlums, a group devoted to local foods and sustainable agriculture education.
an immigrant cheesemaker in Thorp is beating the rest of the U.S. – and her old countrymen in Holland – at their own game
It took just seven short years for Marieke Penterman to go from being a novice cheesemaker to making the best cheese in the United States. Next up: Making the best cheese in the world.
a new Eau Claire-based web series tackles beer culture from brewery to brewery
When most people think of Wisconsin they think of cheese, cows, and drinking BEER. We’re not just good at drinking beer, of course: For generations, we’ve been masters at brewing it. It’s not just us Wisconsinites, either ...
Sure, beer is what made Wisconsin (or at least its biggest city) famous. But in nearly every objective category, our cheese industry overshadows brewing.
local brewers choose their favorite beers
We all have our go-to beer. Whether it’s the specialty four-pack you are always on the lookout for or the 30-case that’s your go-to on grocery runs, it’s good to know what you like. With the explosion in specialty craft brewing regionally ...
we took to BeerAdvocate.com to find out how our local brews are viewed internationally
It’s easy to see that the Chippewa Valley and our surrounding Wisconsin regions make great beer, but we wanted to know what everyone else is saying about us. So we went to the international beer review site BeerAdvocate.com ...
brewing beer can be a bit of a boys' club, but not in Superior
Currently in the midst of a hectic second year as head brewer at the Thirsty Pagan, Allyson Rolph took the time to sit down and talk beer with the Volume One staff. Located in Superior, the restaurant/brewery boasts a wide variety of ...
five smaller, close-to-home breweries serving suds to Wisconsinites
Five smaller, close-to-home breweries serving suds to Wisconsinites.