Chequamegon Bay Food Day celebrates access to healthy, sustainable foods. It is part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness about food accessibility. On Thursday, October 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. will be serving free samples of squash soup (prepared for and served by Memorial Medical Center), artisan bread (made by Chef Jonathan
Now through October 31, 2013, register to win a gift basket worth more than $125! The fair trade African basket is loaded with healthy foods, a couple t-shirts, and more. You can enter in the store or by liking us on Facebook and completing the entry form. No purchase necessary. Open to Wisconsin residents only. Please see
Spot Wellness and Chequamegon Food Co-op are joining together to increase awareness of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through a joint membership drive. The two businesses plan to offer membership specials and drawings for a couple gift baskets as part of the Season for Change Fall Membership Drive. In September, Spot Wellness will offer
We need your feedback! Take our shopper survey and we’ll give you a $5 off $50 or more coupon. Your answers will help us make decisions as we get ready to move into our new store. Give yourself about 10 or so minutes to answer the questions. The more information you give, the better
The Chequamegon Food Co-op has hired C&S Design & Engineering Inc., a local architectural firm based in Ashland, Wisconsin, to head up the general design and project management for the store’s relocation and expansion. United Natural Foods Inc. has been hired to produce the store layout and design. Initial plans should be finalized within the next
Northcroft Farm currently operates on one acre of land rented from Chris Duke of Great Oak Farm in Mason. Owner Brian Clements has been farming since 2009. He intended to farm after college, but wasn’t planning on starting for several years. After graduation though, Brian had no concrete plans, so he decided to jump into farming
Celebrate the abundance of fall at our third annual Harvest Fest on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Ashland Area Farmer’s Market (200 block of Chapple Avenue). Listen to music by Bentley Brehm, play Cheeky Monkey games, sample free local foods (while supplies last), and more! To become a vendor, please
August is National Picnic Month, so pack your basket and head to one of these beautiful spots located around Chequamegon Bay. What’s your favorite picnic spot? Prentice Park in Ashland – West on U.S. Highway 2. Left on Turner Road. Right on Park Road. Two picnic shelters and a number of picnic tables make this a
Phil Freeman and Wendy Stein founded Hungry Hill Farm years ago on a small hill near Washburn, Wisconsin. The area where they live was referred to as “hungry hill” because it was difficult to make a living farming. They assumed this was due to the sandy soil and lack of equipment that farmers have available
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,
Taste of the Bay is a free-admission food festival celebrating the food of Chequamegon Bay. Produced by the Chequamegon Food Co-op and hosted at the Ashland Area Farmer’s Market on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 8 a.m. to noon, Taste of the Bay aims to showcase the fresh food and culinary talents of businesses in the Chequamegon Bay area. The festival will feature foods grown by local farmers and produced by caterers and value-added product creators.
Born out of a desire to connect local food producers with more customers, the festival will give just a taste of foods created in the Chequamegon Bay area. Local food vendors will offer samples of their creations for festival goers to try out. There will also be information about local foods and a book signing by Mark Phillips, author of “The Old Rittenhouse Inn Cookbook.”
If you would like to become a vendor or send food samples, please, please contact Meagan Van Beest, Marketing and Member Services Manager at (715) 682-8251 or [email protected].
With the warmth of summer comes an increase in outdoor activities, including the sore muscles that go with them. A regular summer massage can help relieve the typical muscle aches and pains associated with our more active warm weather undertakings. Here are just a few of the ailments massage can help relieve: Tennis elbow