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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DIY Food: Why Every Kid Should Learn to Garden

Written by Eve Adamson. Reposted with permission from STRONGERTOGETHER.COOP When my two sisters and I were in first, second, and third grade respectively, my dad had a great idea. One warm May day, as the three of us stood in the grass of our big backyard watching and wondering what he was up to, he cut 15 six-foot lengths of leftover molding from our recent basement remodel, stuck them into the warming dirt of our […]

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Finding Ways to Use Less

Reducing packaging waste is an enormous global challenge. It is overwhelming and stressful to see photographs of giant islands of plastic packaging floating in the ocean while we continue to see more and more plastic packaging on store shelves. According to Reuben Muni, from Greenpeace, “the global recycling system is broken and fixing it will require the cooperation of the wealthy countries that produce so much of the waste and the countries that import it.”  […]

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Featured Producer: Rebel Green

Both working moms, Melina Marcus and Ali Florsheimboth have children with allergies, asthma and eczema.They wanted eco-friendly cleaning products without synthetic fragrances and a transparent ingredient list. Rebel Green was founded in 2008 to bring clean, eco-friendly products to families like theirs. Rebel Green produce wash, laundry detergent, hand soap, and dish soaps are designed and manufactured in the USA using sustainable materials. A percentage of sales goes directly to clean air, clean water and […]

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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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