A New Cherry Heyday

Wisconsin's Stalwart Growers Reinvent the Fruit as a Form of Craft Agriculture

Written by: Elyse Glickman

The evolution of cottage industries into large-scale commercial movements has defined the American economy since its inception, yet the emergence of craft beers, craft spirits, and farmers markets from coast to coast underscores exactly why the former seem to be back in full force. With the uniformity that comes from mass production, is it surprising […]


Meet the Chef with Jill Vedaa

Chef Jill Vedaa of Salt+, Lakewood, OH

Written by: Kate Newton

Good things came in threes this year for Jill Vedaa, Co-Owner/Executive Chef at Salt+ in Lakewood, Ohio: In addition to seeing her acclaimed bistro make the cut for Cleveland Magazine’s “25 Best Restaurants” list in May, Vedaa was named a semifinalist for Best Chef: Great Lakes by the James Beard Foundation and emerged victorious on […]


Conversation-Starting Coffee

Unconventional Coffee Drinks at Discourse Coffee in Wisconsin's Door County

Written by: Elyse Glickman

Every craft cocktail bar can serve up a lively espresso, cappuccino, or good ol’ regular cup-of-Joe concoction, but some of the most imaginative and unexpected coffee drinks can be found in a highly unexpected place: Discourse Coffee in Door County, Wisconsin. The peninsula, which could be likened to the American Midwest by way of New […]


Tree Ripe Citrus Company

Tree-Ripe Citrus Co.

Johnson Creek, WI

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Snowy Wisconsin doesn’t usually bring to mind golden citrus and other fresh fruits, but Tree Ripe Citrus Company has been bringing Florida oranges to the Badger State for over 20 years. Founded in 1990 by COO Tiernan Paine’s grandfather, who had worked in trucking and produce, Tree-Ripe Citrus’s goal was to bring good quality citrus […]