Stories tagged: "farmers"


20 Black Men & Women Who Shaped Wisconsin History

From the first slaves fighting for freedom to the modern day leaders rallying for change, Black people have positively and permanently changed the Badger state. This Black History Month, we're sharing their stories.

(Photo by Jeff Miller / UW-Madison)
Everyone Will Feel the Impact of Inflation at Thanksgiving. Some Will Face Food Insecurity Long Past the Holiday.

Groceries for those special dinners will cost more, putting everyday meals out of reach for a growing number of families forced to rely on food banks.

If Wisconsin Were a Country, We’d Rank 4th in Total Cheese Production, & Other Cheesy Facts, Recipes From ‘America’s Dairyland’

Impress your family, friends, and fellow cheese lovers with some Dairy State trivia this Thanksgiving!

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
Sen. Ron Johnson Voted Against a Program for Farmers Four Years Ago. Now He Wants Them to Apply

The Dairy Margin Coverage program to help farmers weather tough market forces was authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill—legislation that Sen. Ron Johnson voted against. But in a recent tweet, Johnson encouraged farmers in Wisconsin to apply for the program, without mentioning his no vote.

How Wisconsin Became the Cranberry Capital of the World

Did You Know: The humble cranberry was named the official state fruit in 2004? And Wisconsin currently produces more than half of the world’s supply!

‘Tis the Season! The Special Story Behind this Year’s Dane County Farmers’ Market Christmas Ornament

2022 is a market milestone: Its 50th year! So before the vendors pack up and head inside for the winter (the last OUTDOOR market is November 12th), organizers are getting into the holiday spirit early, selling a one-of-a-kind commemorative Christmas ornament.

Christmas in October? Wisconsin’s Largest Farmers’ Market Celebrates Early, Marking Its 50th Year

2022 is a market milestone: Its 50th year! So before the vendors pack up and head inside Garver Feed Mill for the winter (the last OUTDOOR market is November 12th), organizers are getting into the holiday spirit in October.