Celebrating 30 years of bringing people together to learn about sustainability and clean energy, connect with others, and take action toward a sustainable future. Featuring 200+ Workshops, 200+ Exhibits, Farm & Garden Tours, Artisan Market, Yoga, Live Music, food and fun all weekend long! Tickets on sale now for The Energy Fair, June 21-23, 2019, organized by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association during the Summer Solstice. TheEnergyFair.org.Read More
The explosion of microbreweries in Wisconsin truly exemplifies the state’s diverse and fun-loving spirit. According to the Brewers’ Association, there are about a hundred craft breweries operating in the state.
Below, we’ve selected seven breweries (and beers) that deserve to be included in your next Wisconsin road trip.Read More
I want three things from an Oktoberfest-style beer. It should be big on malt flavors. It should be fairly creamy. It should be devoid of bitterness. Oh, and a fourth: It should finish clean. With that in mind, I did a blind tasting of 18 Oktoberfest beers from Wisconsin breweries.Read More
I remember traveling to my student-teaching assignment at Madison Memorial High School. I grew up in the then small town of Verona so practicing my craft at an enormous school like Memorial made me a bit more apprehensive. To make matters worse, Pink Floyd’s song, “We Don’t Need No Education”, was blasting on my radio. Every fall that scene comes back into my mind as the school year gets rolling.Read More