Stories tagged: "farmers"


Dane County Farmers Market
Calling All Home Chefs! Your Best Recipes Needed as Wisconsin’s Biggest Farmers’ Market Turns 50.

Cookbook to showcase unique ways to use Wisconsin-grown or made products from the hundreds of producers at the Dane County Farmers’ Market.

Democratic US Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski speaks with Matt Gabler Wednesday on Gabler's farm in eastern Eau Claire County about struggles Wisconsin farmers face. Godlewski's stop was part of a three-day tour to unveil her plan to assist Wisconsin's rural areas. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Godlewski Pledges to Help Farmers, Others Who Live in Wisconsin’s Rural Communities

Sarah Godlewski released her plan for rural Wisconsin designed to address such issues as increasing internet access, expanding health and child care options, and boosting job opportunities.

Farm to School
State Hopes Farm to School Program Can Address Supply Chain Issues in School Cafeterias

To address the issue and help schools and Wisconsin farmers, many of whom are struggling financially, organizations are partnering to better link farmers to schools.

Cows graze on a Trempeauleau County farm. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Still-Struggling Farmers Will Get New COVID Relief Money

Wisconsin will award new funds made available by the federal American Rescue Plan.

Christmas Tree Farm
Christmas Tree Farms Enjoying Robust Season Thanks to Demand for Locally Grown Trees

Wisconsin's roughly 400 licensed Christmas tree growers seeing strong sales.

Wisconsin is shifting hemp oversight to the federal government, a move growers say will help cut down on red tape for the burgeoning industry here. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)
Wisconsin Hemp Farmers Optimistic as State Hands Oversight to Federal Government

The move will streamline the process for Wisconsin’s growing hemp industry and cut down on confusing regulations, farmers say.

The 114-year-old barn at Ela Orchard was a familiar sight every autumn for apple lovers across southeast Wisconisn.
Historic Barn Lost to Fire at a Landmark Racine Co. Orchard

Novelist Jane Hamilton and husband Bob Willard are weighing rebuilding options for Ela Orchard.