local food

Environment
10:07 am
Fri January 31, 2014

New Milwaukee Institute Pulls Together Experts to Create Urban Food Systems

Michael Carriere, Bonnie Halvorsen, Gretchen Mead and Jesse Blom are contributing their combined expertise to the Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition.
Credit Susan Bence

A new Milwaukee initiative will be featured at the 8th annual Wisconsin Local Food Summit kicking off Friday. The Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition grew out of a conversation between Will Allen, internationally lauded founder of Growing Power, and UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell.

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Economy & Business
10:44 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Simmer Truck Looks Forward to Warming Up Milwaukee This Winter

Steve Perlstein and Jennifer Block in front of The Simmer Truck, excited to serve Milwaukeeans through the winter.
Credit simmermilwaukee.com

Back in June, Steve Perlstein visited Lake Effect to introduce us to The Simmer Truck. Five months later, the truck is thriving.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich chats with Steve Perlstein and Jennifer Block.

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Regional
11:31 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Food Lovers Guide to Milwaukee: Finding that Unique Taste

Milwaukee Public Market is a great place to find a variety of unique flavors.
Credit Flickr

Milwaukee is in something of a food renaissance, for restaurants, ingredients, and simply for the interest of people in what goes onto their plate.

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Arts & Culture
10:16 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Edible Milwaukee Celebrates Local Food Scene

Jen Ede, Young Kim, Justin Johnson and Venice Williams.
Credit Susan Bence

This month, a new quarterly magazine launches with a specific focus on food in Milwaukee.

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Environment
12:53 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

In Michael Pollan's Kitchen, Fresh Foods Leave Little Room for Junk

Author Michael Pollan at Boswell Book Company
Credit Susan Bence

WUWM environmental reporter Susan Bence interviews author Michael Pollan.

Michael Pollan is no stranger to the murky world of food production and how we humans fit in the chain.

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