Adventures in Agriculture

New Life Lavender and Cherry Farm in Baraboo opened my eyes, and my nose, to the wonder of lavender. In mid-July, I was able to visit the farm for a tour and learned so much about this pretty purple plant. Not only do humans enjoy lavender, but bees do as well. New Lif...

My name is Julia Nunes and I am the newly selected 73rd Alice in Dairyland. I am stepping into this position in one of the hottest months of the year – July – which also happens to be National Ice Cream Month! Growing up on a dairy farm in Chippewa Falls, ice cream has...

July 14th is National Mac & Cheese Day and this year I wanted to celebrate!

Growing up on my family’s dairy farm in Chippewa Falls, our cheese drawer in the refrigerator was always stocked, but we usually ended up having half-eaten ends of cheese blocks left over. This...

The evening of May 11, 2019 will forever hold a special place in my heart. That night, in an auditorium filled with members of the Wisconsin agriculture community, I heard my name called to serve as our state’s 72nd Alice in Dairyland. Now, almost 15 months later, it i...

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