The next few days many of us will be putting on many miles travelling to different holiday parties. Products from Something Special from Wisconsin™ will make hosting or giving gifts easier. Visit www.somethingspecialwi.com for more ideas on how to make the season Something Special. Colonel Pabst The main ingredient in their sauce is Riverwest Stein Lager from Lakefront Brewer in Milwaukee. To that we add 20 other all natural ingredients. A fun fact about this product is tha
It’s a tradition that dates back to the 10th Alice in Dairyland- a visit with the legendary voice of agriculture, Orion Samuelson. Each holiday season, Alice makes the trip to Illinois to meet with Orion to share Something Special from Wisconsin™ holiday gift ideas with his national audience. Orion Samuelson is a Wisconsin native, born and raised on a small dairy farm in the small town of Ontario, near La Crosse. During the early years of his broadcasting career, he worked wi
Oftentimes people ask me what my favorite part of my job as Alice in Dairyland is. My answer is always the same: meeting incredible people who love Wisconsin agriculture just as much as I do. After this year I know that I will be able to walk away with many new friends. Recently I visited Four T Acres and the Gruenert family. I met Jean and Richard Gruenert at the 2017 Farm Technology Days. Our friendship started when I asked to interview them about their Scottish Highlands.
1. Give back Giving to others gives you a feeling of satisfaction. It’s truly better to give rather than receive. There is also the benefit of living in the community that is strengthened by the work of quality non-profits. Whether it is as a gift or just for everyday use you can feel great about purchasing Porchlight Products. These products help staff at Porchlight learn new skills to combat difficult circumstances. Try their delectable dilly beans, rhubarb jam or even thei
On May 13, 2017, a new chapter in my life began when I was selected as Wisconsin’s 70th Alice in Dairyland in Brown County. As I reflect back on that moment when my name was announced as the new “Alice," words cannot express the excitement and emotion that I was feeling to be selected so close to home surrounded by a multitude of family and friends. Just a few weeks later on June 5, 2017, I hit the ground running setting out to help share the story of Wisconsin agriculture to