by Xiumei Dong | 04/08/2013 - 8:25am

On March 6, the League of Women Voters of Dane County hosted a forum on food desert issues in Dane County.

Kristie Maurer, operations manager of the Fresh Madison Market and the Freshmobile InitiativeKristie Maurer, operations manager of the Fresh Madison Market and the Freshmobile Initiative

A food desert is an area where the residents lack both financial and physical access to healthy and affordable food. The forum discussed limitations of Madison’s food system and what local government and businesses are doing to address related problems.

by Jessica Levine | 04/02/2013 - 10:32am

Multimedia: No records broken at the Chocolate Shoppe reopening, but visitors and scoopers enjoyed the day

by Yilang Peng | 03/12/2013 - 10:13am

Last-year's drought affected production on farms, but only made a dent in total revenue 

by Jessica Levine | 03/08/2013 - 6:24am

After three months of renovations, Chocolate Shoppe opens the season with March 9 event

by Xiumei Dong | 03/03/2013 - 6:41am

Looking for fresh local ingredients during the winter? Try the Dane County Farmers' Market breakfast.

Every Saturday from Jan. 5 thru April 13, Dane County Farmers’ Market hosts breakfast at the Madison Senior Center. Most ingredients in the breakfast are products grown and produced by local vendors and the meal is prepared by a rotating line-up of local chefs and costs about $8.50.

by Taylor Harvey | 02/23/2013 - 4:20pm

Willy Street Co-op's successful CHIP program merges with Community Shares

by Emily Eggleston | 02/19/2013 - 11:39am

If you're looking for something to do this Saturday, consider touring a local cast iron art studio with Slow Food Madison.

by Jessica Levine | 02/12/2013 - 7:48am

Madison residents will harvest the tubers for area food pantries

by Haley Perrin | 01/28/2013 - 8:10am

Beginning this spring, Madison’s Capitol square will have a new source of energy, fueled by Alterra Coffee Roasters.

Alterra, a large, independent coffee roaster from the Milwaukee area, looks forward to opening their first Madison location in March, said Ramie Camarena, Alterra’s events and communications manager. It will be located in the Tenney Plaza Building, 110 E Main Street near the Capitol.

by Hakyung Chung | 01/22/2013 - 8:00pm

Goodman Community Center is taking steps to fortify its food pantry's role as a supplier and supporter of a healthy, sustainable food culture