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Ice Harvesters Keep A 19th-Century Tradition Alive, One Block At A Time

In 1911, the Milwaukee-area manufacturer Alonzo Pauling gathered $75,000 in capital and founded the Pewaukee Lake Ice Company with his ...

No Rubber-Roni Here: Holmen’s Student-Grown Cafeteria Food Defies School Lunch Stereotypes

The only time Holmen High School junior Gracie Kromke is exposed to the stereotypical bad lunch — rubber-roni, slapping food ...

Primrose Couple Meld Gardens And Blacksmith Art Into A Giving Space

After traveling around the world, German-born blacksmith artist Michael Edlinger found his place on a farm in eastern Wisconsin. The ...

Rare Wisconsin Tobacco Farmers Hang On To Tradition

Tobacco used to be a major cash crop in Wisconsin, but today very few farms remain. Those that do are ...

The Full Moon Faux Pas

The super blood wolf moon is coming! While this sounds creepy, it’s actually just a close-up lunar eclipse that turns ...

The Lands We Share: The Allens

Husband and wife Russell and Chris Allen just finished their 43rd season running Allen’s Allenville Produce. It's a farm, farm ...

Farmer Practices Restoration Agriculture

As a farmer Mark Shepard appears hard to pin down.  He's not growing acres of corn and soybeans, and while ...

Farmer Finds Niche That Has Him Tending Crops All Year Round

Driving through Crawford County, Wisconsin you almost need to be lost in order to find Star Valley with a population ...

Farmer Practices Restoration Agriculture

As a farmer Mark Shepard appears hard to pin down.  He's not growing acres of corn and soybeans, and while ...

Mike Perry on Crops

Mike Perry shares a bit of his unique “Clodhopper” Wisconsin life… this time, describing the perils of raising crops on ...