Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Driftless Music Festival

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Thu, Jul 04, 2019 @ 07:11 AM

A Free Event for the Whole Family!

Saturday, July 13 – Noon-10pm at Eckhart Park, Viroqua

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Tags: Local Artists, Local Events, free events, Driftless Music Festival

Biking in the Driftless-2019

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Wed, Jun 12, 2019 @ 02:46 PM

We love biking! Whether it’s riding to and from the Co-op, on the Coon Prairie Trail to Westby, or a mountain bike at Sidie Hollow or Kickapoo Valley Reserve – we’re here to support and fuel bikers. We are so thankful to have a great organization like Vernon Trails in our community that is committed to developing and maintaining roadways, sustainable trails, and outdoor recreational opportunities for human-powered users. They are an incredible organization and are the ones responsible for donating the Dero Bicycle Fixit Station to the Co-op last Autumn. Now you can pump up your tires or make slight adjustments to your bike when you are here to shop or grab a bite to eat. Thank you, Vernon Trails!

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Tags: Viroqua Events, Local Events, free events, biking, Vernon Trails, cycling

Local Food Fest

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Wed, Apr 10, 2019 @ 05:05 PM

You are invited to VFC Local Food Fest – come & celebrate all things local!

This all-day event is a replacement for our much loved P6 Tailgate Party. Since we have so much more space inside our store, we’ve moved the party indoors.

We’ll have a variety of local farmers and producers around the store offering free samples of their delicious products. There will be multiple free classes throughout the day in our Co-op Community Room as well as prize drawings! Family-friendly fun for everyone!

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Tags: Gardening, Viroqua Events, Local Events, free events, Free Samples, Cooking Guide, Local Food Fest, free classes, Local Producers

Wisconsin Cheese Madness, March 16-30: Active Cheese Demos!

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Sat, Mar 09, 2019 @ 09:03 AM


For the second time, VFC is putting a cheesy spin on March Madness by hosting Wisconsin Cheese Madness! We've identified eight delicious and unique Wisconsin cheeses from our cheese department and are matching them up head-to-head, March 16-March 30. Every Monday and Friday (2-5pm), as well as Saturday (11am-2pm), customers are invited to stop by VFC to try two cheeses and then vote for their favorite.

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Tags: Cheese, Local Events, Free Samples

100 Mile Meal features local food, local chefs

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Tue, Jul 21, 2015 @ 02:27 PM

On Saturday, August 8, the Viroqua Food Co-op is teaming up with the Driftless Folk School, Rooted Spoon Culinary, Driftless Café and local farmers to put on a collaborative cooking class and dinner featuring food produced within 100 miles of Viroqua.

Come enjoy an excellent one-of-a-kind local food dinner experience in a ‘pop-up’ restaurant led by local chefs Dani Lind, Luke Zahm, Waleed Mahmoud and sixteen Driftless Folk School students. All featured ingredients are produced within 100 miles of Viroqua, WI. 

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Tags: Local Events