Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Cookbook Review: Fermented Vegetables

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Tue, Jan 20, 2015 @ 07:30 AM

As I was perusing Reedsburg, Wisconsin’s 2014 Fermentation Fest guide this past summer, I paused on a course description. “This is not your grandmother’s sauerkraut!” proclaimed the write-up for the course “Finding Your Inner Fermentista.” The description went on to talk about how the class would focus on fermenting vegetables beyond your typical cabbage-based ferments. This was intriguing to me as I had wet my fermenting whistle over the past four years making sauerkraut, kim chi, and curtido, all of which are cabbaged based ferments. I was interested in learning how to go outside of the cabbage box. This class taught by fermenting guru Kirsten Shockey seemed like the perfect fit so I signed up for the two hour course along with about 25 other eager fermenters.
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VFC Owner Discount on Select Driftless Folk School Classes

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Wed, Jan 14, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

As the New Year begins, what’s on your bucket list? Are you interested in learning about homeopathy? Grafting fruit trees? Making sourdough bread? Gluten-free baking? Well, you’re in luck! As a VFC Owner, you get the opportunity to participate in a variety of upcoming Driftless Folk School (DFS) Classes at a discount.

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Viroqua Food Co-op's 20th Anniversary year

Posted by Charlene Elderkin on Sat, Jan 10, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

This year we celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Viroqua Food Cooperative.

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P6 Microloan Applications Due February 6

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Fri, Jan 09, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

Calling all local farmers and producers! Do you have a project that will help bring your local farm/food business to the next level? Would you benefit from a no-interest loan to jumpstart that project?

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