Food

Master Cheesemaker at the Last Limburger Cheese Factory in the U.S.

If you see a large sculpture of a mouse holding a slice of cheese, you know you are in Wisconsin. Across the country, we are known as Cheeseheads, but how much do you actually know about the “dairy” in America’s Dairyland? Back in 1841 Anne Picket used milk from her neighbors’ cows and established one

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Jamie Fahrney | Monroe, WI

“Life changes and takes you to different places for a reason.”

If you see a large sculpture of a mouse holding a slice of cheese, you know you are in Wisconsin. Across the country, we are known as Cheeseheads, but how much do you actually know about the “dairy” in America’s Dairyland? Back in 1841 Anne Picket used milk from her neighbors’ cows and established one

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Rosario Ibarra | Manitowoc, WI

“I have a lot of passion for the dairy industry in Wisconsin.”

If you see a large sculpture of a mouse holding a slice of cheese, you know you are in Wisconsin. Across the country, we are known as Cheeseheads, but how much do you actually know about the “dairy” in America’s Dairyland? Back in 1841 Anne Picket used milk from her neighbors’ cows and established one

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Lacy Duren | Madison, WI

“I want to keep the family business going and growing for years to come.”

I am a fifth generation cranberry farm owner of King Cranberries in Augusta. My great great grandfather, Charles Dempze, started growing cranberries in the year 1900 when he was 12-years-old in central Wisconsin. Photos courtesy of Rochelle Hoffman He eventually became the owner of what is now Dempze Cranberry in Wisconsin Rapids. He also invented

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Rochelle Hoffman | Augusta, Wisconsin

“I really love what I do.”

In this series, we are featuring the Odyssey Project, a University of Wisconsin humanities class for adult students facing economic barriers to college. With its whole family approach to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through access to education, this program has been transformational. Albert Watson is an alumnus of Odyssey. I’m originally from Kankakee,

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Albert Watson | Madison, WI