The #LocalFoodisEssential a new movement founded by local non-profits, businesses, and farming organizations in response to the unexpected challenges facing producers and makers in the MN/WI food system because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Local foods are essential to our local economy, to the health of our communities, and to the environment. This worldwide health event
Fall is the easiest time of year to write about eating the season, especially in our neck of the woods. Read on for highlights on a few varieties of fresh foods found plentifully in our area and seize the day by trying one of the suggested recipes below. Here we go! Apples Okay,
Give summer one last hurrah this Labor Day weekend with a fabulous party filled with friends, family, food, and fun. While we can’t help you with the other three, we’ve got you covered with the food! Here are 10 recipes to help you plan your Labor Day menu. Southwestern Grilled Chicken A simple marinade
Summertime is the perfect time to add local foods to your shopping list. Food grown right here is fresher and often has more nutrients because of that. Here are the top ten local fruits and veggies to look for now and in the coming weeks, along with recipes for inspiration. Apples – Early apples start
The Chequamegon Food Co-op will celebrate summer with a cookout party featuring food, games, and music on Saturday, August 3, 2019. From free snacks and $3 brats to old-school yard games and Americana music by Clayton Toman, the Co-op’s Summer Bash will highlight summertime flavors and pastimes. The community event offers a $3 brat feed
When the weather heats up, one of the best ways to cool down is with a sweet frozen treat. While there are lots of ready-made options available, making ice-cold desserts at home is fun for kids and adults alike. Here are five of our favorite frozen treats for you to try on that next blazing
Whether you’re cutting back on beef burgers for health, cost, ethics, or just plain boredom, diving into the world of veggie burgers can be a total adventure. New flavors! Different textures! Veggie burgers offer so much room to experiment and explore. Below are our top five favorite vegetable-based burgers. Jamaican Bean Burgers A
Support farmers while shopping your favorite summer staples! Many of Woodstock’s popular products like ketchup, mustard, and mayo are on sale now. When you buy their products, you support farmers because Woodstock proudly sponsors American Farmland Trust. AFT is dedicated to preserving America’s endangered farmland while also supporting the health of natural resources. Besides stocking up on
Summertime is the perfect time to hit the road for an adventure! But when you’re away from home, it can be hard to eat both healthy and cheap. Here are some quick tips for packing food to make your summer road trip deliciously fun and affordable. Pack Snacks – Stock up on healthy, inexpensive snacks
If you’re looking to eat healthy but have to do it on a tight budget, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are some tips to create a plan to help you spend less, shop smart, and still eat good food. Make a plan Meal planning will not only help you
We are so ready for grilling season, how ’bout you? If you’re ready to cook and relax outside, here are some of our summer favorite recipes to help you grill and chill!
A mushroom is a perfect food for smoking, since it is porous and spongy by nature. The meaty portobello will shrink and become intensely concentrated as it cooks. Just be careful that you don’t overcook.
Slightly spicy, slightly sweet blueberry barbecue sauce is a surprising but delicious complement to pork chops!
Add eye appeal to your salad with a colorful mix of red, blue and white new potatoes, drizzled with a light vinaigrette. Meat, fish or tofu done with a white or red balsamic marinade or glaze will bring a sweeter contrast to your meal.
Tangy and sweet, this festive salad is great for potlucks, picnics or dinner anytime.
Blanching the broccoli and carrots preserves the flavors and health benefits in this bright and tasty salad.
It’s amazing how delicious seasonal, organic vegetables can be with a splash of olive oil and a dash of sea salt when they are caramelized over a bed of bright red coals (or your glistening gas grill!).
Grilled and slightly caramelized marinated vegetables and nutty couscous combine in this delicious Mediterranean salad.
Tofu is like a sponge, soaking up smoke and getting firmer and denser as it sits on the grill. Just keep it on the cool side of the grill and give it plenty of time to get nice and smoky.
Crunchy cornmeal on the outside and Southwestern flavors on the inside, these bean burgers please all kinds of eaters.
Topped with a basil, mint mayonnaise, this is flavorful recipe is a great way to change up your burger.
Looking to lighten up your menu? Try one of these fresh spring dishes. Here are our favorite light recipes to add to your weeknight plans. They’re quick, easy, and low in calories! Asian Rice Noodle Salad A quick and flavorful side or turn it into an entree by adding tofu or cooked chicken or