If you’re regularly eating on the run with little time to cook, it can be tempting to grab prepared foods to fill you up. But many packaged foods lack the nutritional punch you need to fuel your body and keep you healthy. Here are some tips for keeping the weight off and your belly full,
LOCAL ORGANIC Cucumbers $1.79 per pound Hermit Creek Farm – Highbridge, WI Great Oak Farm – Mason, WI Sale starts Tuesday, August 22, 2017 While supplies last. Cucumber Recipes Quick-Pickled Sweet Cucumbers Cucumber Avocado Caprese Salad Creamy Cucumber Salsa Asian Cucumber Salad Cucumber, Lime and Mint Cooler Don’t forget, you can find more tasty recipes
Down a short gravel drive just off the Marengo River, you’ll find Hidden-Vue Farm, a working family farm that has supported four generations. David Nortunen, along with his wife Jennifer and three children (Mia, Kieren, and Matthew), operates the farm that his family has worked for over 100 years. Just 12 miles south of Ashland,
If you’re like the typical American, you spend $936 per year on prepared lunches at restaurants or stores (according to Forbes). And that’s if you only eat out for your midday meal twice per week. This means you can see a huge savings when you start packing your lunch. So, what does this mean if
LOCAL Summer Squash $1.79 per pound – select varieties Hermit Creek Farm – Highbridge, WI Northcroft Farm – Ashland, WI Sale starts Tuesday, August 15, 2017 While supplies last. Summer Squash Recipes Low Carb Summer Squash Casserole Summer Squash and Corn Chowder Sautéed Summer Squash with Red Pepper and Onion Summer Squash Couscous with Sultanas,
Bayfield, Wis. offers the perfect climate for growing fruits, making it home to many orchards. On the fringe of the more traditional ones lies North Wind Organic Farm. Named after the wind generator which provides a substantial portion of the farm’s electricity, North Wind’s owners Tom Galazen and Ann Rosenquist use alternative agricultural techniques to
Composting is one of the easier ways you can reduce your impact on the environment. The process diverts food scraps from the landfill and turns it into fertilizer for your gardens. Here at Chequamegon Food Co-op, all of our food waste goes into compost bins located in the store. Until recently, our food scraps went
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Maybe you have seen Bay Produce’s pint containers of bright red grape tomatoes, perfectly plump slicer tomatoes, and long European cucumbers in the Produce department at the Co-op. They seem simple enough, but what you don’t see is the story behind them. It is one of caring and compassion. You see, Bay Produce was founded
The Chequamegon Food Co-op will be hosting a celebration in honor of the best the summer season has to offer. From free Tetzner’s ice cream and Big Water Coffee Roasters iced coffee to old-school yard games and dance music by Chequamegon Bay People’s Orchestra, the Co-op’s Summer Celebration on Saturday, August 5, 2017 will celebrate summertime favorites.
The free community event will start with a spread of summer foods, including a variety of local products. Starting at 10 a.m., the Chequamegon Bay People’s Orchestra will play dance music to get the party really cooking. There will also be yard games such as giant Jenga, potato sack races, and a flamingo ring toss. Markie Anderson of ReMarkieable will be on hand to paint faces. Party goers will also be eligible to win a variety of swag (including t-shirts and bags).
“Summer is why a lot of us live up here, so we wanted to have a party that really captures the best of everything we love about this season,” said Meagan Van Beest, Co-op marketing manager and the event’s organizer. “What better way to do that than by highlighting local food with a side of local music and some fun games?”
The Summer Celebration will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Co-op’s parking lot. To learn more about the Chequamegon Food Co-op and its summer party, please contact Meagan Van Beest, general co-manager, at (715) 682-8251 or [email protected]
ORGANIC Baby Carrots $1.50 one pound bag Sale starts Tuesday, August 1, 2017 While supplies last. Baby Carrot Recipes Grilled Baby Carrots with Poblano Cream Raw Nori Wraps with Spicy Dipping Sauce Firecrackers (Pickled Baby Carrots) Moroccan Carrot & Quinoa Salad Vegan Rainbow Quinoa Salad Don’t forget, you can find more tasty recipes on Pinterest!
Wild Hollow Farm: Business is Blooming By Meagan Van Beest With the Penokee Hills on the horizon to the south and otherwise edged by farmland, the views at Wild Hollow Farm command attention. They are the perfect frame to the true work of art, a diversified family farm owned and operated by Melissa and