Over the last several years, Slow Food has become almost synonymous with local food. Indeed, shopping locally helps ensure that we are encouraging many of the values of Slow Food. Although local is not inherently better, when we buy from the farmers in our community, we can see first-hand how the land is being treated, we can see our dollars supporting our local economy, and we know our food is fresher for it has not been picked early and shipped …Read More »
What’s in Season in Wisconsin?
Communities around the state are bustling at local farmers’ markets. Within the last week, I visited two of them, one in Sheboygan and the other in Madison, Wisconsin. The fruits and vegetables at Farmers’ Markets can sometimes be overwhelming, and it can be a challenge to think of no-fuss ways of getting that fresh market food onto the table. This article features what’s available and shares a few ideas for meal planning.
Berries and Rhubarb: The Pies Have It
Rain hit the earth …Read More »