All tagged Wisconsin

Torgerson’s Viroqua organic farm hosts Vernon County Dairy Breakfast

This year’s event was held at the Torgerson farm located a short drive outside of downtown Viroqua, Wisconsin. Over 2000 people attended this year’s event that featured kid activities, live music from local artists ‘The Lovelys’, a grilled cheese contest, and tractors on display that were part of the Bill Ripley Jr. Memorial Ride. I would be remiss not to mention the traditional breakfast of eggs, sausage, pancakes, yogurt and of course milk served to guests.

Driftless residents gather for Community Rights Meeting in Ontario, Wisconsin

On Saturday June 8th a group gathered at the Ontario Library to learn about the Community Rights movement from Paul Cienfuegos. He explained three main legal constraints; the Commerce clause, state pre-emption and Dillon's Rule and how all these make it almost impossible for communities to fight off corporate projects that affect their health and well-being.

Wisconsin couple to appear on Discovery Channel’s Series Homestead Rescue premiering June 19th

The Episode

A local Wisconsin couple passionate about the Driftless Region gets help from the Raney family, television’s favorite homesteading experts, in Discovery Channel’s HOMESTEAD RESCUE.  The season began airing yesterday, and next week a Viroqua, Wisconsin couple Lou Shields and Stacey Roou, will be featured in an episode to air on Wednesday, June 19 at 9pm CST exclusively on Discovery.