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Troy Farm’s sprouts operation had been located on the grounds of the Mendota Mental Health Institute, until in early 2019 when the Institute requested that it relocate. The Badger Rock site lets school kids help with the tasks of urban farming. Read more

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Kessenich’s is a name synonymous with commercial kitchens and restaurant supplies. But its new headquarters on Progress Road caters to home cooks, too. Read more

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Jane Burns

Bananas and peppercorns might not seem an obvious choice for food that celebrates Wisconsin, but a new line of chocolate bars makes that case quite well. Read more

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Caitlin PenzeyMoog has penned a sometimes irreverent but helpful inside look at the unsung hero of cooking: spices. It also happens to be the family business. Read more

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Jane Burns

Guggisberg Cheese of Ohio took top cheese honors at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay Bay, but Wisconsin dominated overall. Two of Marieke Penterman’s aged goudas won runner-up and second runner-up. Read more

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There is a deep history of African American farms and cooperative living strategies. UW-Madison professor of environmental justice Monica M. White writes of its impact on farming movements of today in her new book, "Freedom Farmers." Read more

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FairShare CSA Coalition screens three important documentary shorts in this year’s Food & Farms Film Festival. They are "Local Thirty," "Big River" and "Last Man Fishing." Read more

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bartaco

Now open at Hilldale: bartaco. Soon to open at East Towne: Portillo’s. And now partnering with Hy-Vee: Flashfood. Read more

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Little Tibet

A restaurant for the depot is still in the works. Food cart Little Tibet is heading to the old Mildred’s Sandwich Shop Space. And yes, we have no bone broth, reports MMoCA. Read more

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Chef Dave Heide works on a new concept in sustainable dining. His Little John’s will address food access, food waste and job training. Read more

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More development on East Wash means more places to eat and drink. Tangent, the new brewpub from the Vintage folks, is set to open Jan. 23. But wait, there’s more. Read more

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The Cider Farm

Madison’s first dedicated cidery taphouse is on the verge of opening. Co-owner John Biondi wants to bring high-quality, orchard-based cider to town. Read more

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Linda Falkenstein

Keeping track of Madison’s restaurant scene? Kingdom West African restaurant will open a second location in Northside Town Center, Marie’s Soul Food is headed to Monroe Street and The Chicken Run has closed. Read more

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The Schenk’s Corners nanobrewery will open another location in Egg Harbor. It’s another sign of the burgeoning beer culture in Door County. Read more

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Freaky’s Pizza and Wings is open behind the IHOP on University Avenue. Coming soon: More Korean food downtown and more barbecue on the north side. Read more

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Laura Zastrow

The Madison East Shopping Center is adding a retail store selling products made at Christine’s Kitchen, a shared commercial kitchen used by nearly a dozen local food entrepreneurs. Read more

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Downtown, 309 N. Henry St. has yet another new restaurant tenant, The Globe. On the near west side, The Heights Kitchen has opened. On the north side, Bistro Honda has closed. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Beer has been having a national moment, but Madison is way ahead of the curve. Four more breweries are slated to open in our area. Read more

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Paul Sirianni

One of Madison’s oldest retail destinations, Hilldale Shopping Center has undergone a major facelift in the last few years. Now, new restaurants and coffee shops are flocking to the updated space. Read more

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