June Featured Producer: Deer Creek Cheese

Meet Chris Gentine, owner of The Artisan Cheese Exchange in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. If you ask him he’s not a cheese maker, but a cheese geek. This licensed cheese grader with a sophisticated palate sells under his Deer Creek label and has developed one of the most successful marketing and export companies for American cheesemakers. The Artisan Cheese Exchange acts as a bridge between United States’ cheesemakers and the globe to bring together an assortment of the highest quality artisan, farmstead, organic, and specialty […]

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Top 10 Staff Picks – Marissa

Top 10 Staff Picks – Marissa

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Local Farmer Feature: Harvest Moon Organics

Harvest Moon Organics Local, organic poultry is now available thanks to a family in Cadott, WI.   Tell us about the farm. The farm is owned and operated by us; Andrew, Emily, and our three children. We purchased the farm 8 years ago and it was in need of major repair. We spent years fixing buildings, tearing down ones that were in disrepair, making fence, and getting it ready to be a usable farm again. […]

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Baldwin Greenhouse Microgreens

If you are interested in learning about growing microgreens at home, James of Baldwin Greenhouse is offering an informative class at MMFC on Saturday, February 16th 10-11am. Meet James Karlson, owner of Baldwin Greenhouse to learn a little about his business and why he loves microgreens.   How did Baldwin Greenhouse get its start?  The Baldwin Greenhouse was started in 1935 by the Kimball Family.  After WWII, John Christianson expanded it to the size it […]

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From the Board: Benefit for the Bounty, a local farm support initiative

From the Board: Benefit for the Bounty, a local farm support initiative

  Submitted by Chris Hayden, MMFC Board of Directors It always comes down to the people. On December 8, a mingle of some of Menomonie’s finest – dedicated farmers and farm hands, local food supporters, musicians and artists, activists, and Co-op employees and shoppers – came together in the camaraderie of common cause and warm spirits for the third annual Benefit for the Bounty: A Local Farm Support Initiative. The old brick walls of the […]

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