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Apple Season

birds, bees, and neighbor kids are all after the fruit of the fall

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Planning for Preservation

safety steps can help you preserve Wisconsin’s bounty

Spaghetti sauce full of the flavor of garden-fresh tomatoes. Strawberry jam bursting with fruit at the peak of ripeness. With the proper equipment and up-do-date recipes, these and other family favorites can be safely canned at home ...

Apple Investment

Chippewa Falls orchard plants thousands of apple trees in expansion

After originally buying and opening their orchard, Bushel & A Peck, back in the 1940s, owners Lisa and Wayne Geist are undertaking some major expansions this season and in the seasons to

Good Leaf: 5 Wisconsin Hotspots for Autumn Visuals

a guide to some of Wisconsin’s best fall drives

Autumn in Wisconsin is all about the color and getting out to see it. Here are five fall color tours within easy driving distance of the Chippewa Valley that are guaranteed to put you in a front row seat for Mother Nature’s annual show. Of course, you can always design your own fall driving tour ...

Bumper Crop Awaits

Wisconsin corn harvest expected to be near record

It’s not just your imagination: The Chippewa Valley’s cornfields are looking especially bountiful as the annual harvest approaches. So bountiful, in fact, that 2015 could be one for the history books ...

Cranberries Revealed

tart berry, a top Wisconsin product, celebrated in lavish photo book

A coffee table book with luxurious photographs of cranberries in all of their possible shapes and forms followed by scrumptious-looking images of appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, salads, and desserts – all with recipes – was the farthest thing from Wayne Martin’s mind when he embarked on a five-year journey ...

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