Simple Gift Sockeye Salmon

Duluth, MN Since 1982, the Rogotzke family has been making their way up to the Bristol Bay in Alaska for salmon fishing. After following in his brothers footsteps, Dave Rogotzke purchased a boat and fishing permit with the help of his father. Years later, Dave’s three children have grown to love the job, and are now part of the family crew, traveling up to Alaska each summer to fish. In the Bristol Bay, salmon are […]

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Artist of the Month: Betty Verdon

Betty Verdon, Menomonie My work embraces my love for nature and creativity.  Nature has inspired me from childhood. As a child we made leaf houses, chair trains, and all of my brothers and sisters had family pets on our hobby farm on ninth street in Menomonie. We always had a large garden, the garden is a place of growth, discovery and harvest. Colors, shapes and growth inspire me. Energy comes from plants, a source of […]

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Co-op Customers, Farmers, and Vendors Donate to Stepping Stones

Working together, Menomonie Market customers, farmers, and vendors raised and donated over $15,000 worth of healthy, locally grown, and organic foods; over 10,000 lbs total, for Stepping Stones Food Pantry in Menomonie. What began as our holiday food drive in 2016-2017 evolved into a greater giving project when local farmers from St. Croix Valley Produce, Wisconsin Growers, Co-op Partners Warehouse, and UNFI graciously donated multiple pallets of both fresh and packaged, high protein, nutrient dense […]

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Summertime Sun Basics

Here comes the sun… Summer is here and that means long days working and playing in the sun.  It also means ticks, mosquitoes and other biting critters. Take a moment to refresh your knowledge of good sun and bug care. Whether you’re relaxing outside with a good book or canoeing and camping the boundary waters; knowing how to protect yourself and your family from burns and sometimes dangerous bug-bites is important.         An […]

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Keep Yourself Mosquito and Tick Free

Keep Yourself Mosquito and Tick Free

Four Elements Organic Herbals Four Elements is located the pristine Baraboo Bluffs of Wisconsin with certified organic production of diverse herbal species since 1990. Brightly scented bug repellents are well respected for their mosquito-and-tick-repelling properties.       Badger’s Anti-bug Shake & Spray Pleasant organic bug repellent option. Badger Shake & Spray is free from DEET, petroleum products, and synthetic chemicals. Badger combines pure essential oils to naturally and harmlessly drive away mosquitoes and other insects […]

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