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FEED Kitchens at the MadCityBazaar

May 30, 2015 | By More

Stop by the FEED Kitchens tent at the MadCityBazaar – 1st and 3rd Sat & Sun through September at East Wash & First St.

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Cart Season is a go!

April 27, 2015 | By More

Here is a great write-up about the start of Cart Season with information about three of our excellent Kitchen Users!  If you haven’t gotten a chance to try these offerings, you are missing out.


Cartopia 2015


March WPI Event

March 10, 2015 | By More

This month the Wisconsin Procurement Institute is bringing in speakers from several Prime Vendors to talk about selling to State and Federal agencies through a Prime Vendor.  It will be a very good course for vendors looking to expand their markets.  Below is the link to the events page.  I urge you to sign-up soon.


Prime Vendor Round Table

More Great Press

January 16, 2015 | By More

Following on the heels of yesterday’s Cap Times article, here is a Wisconsin State Journal article about the JUST Bakery program.  When you do good things, people notice.

Click on the picture to read the article:


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JUST Bakery in the News

January 15, 2015 | By More

We always love to see our users getting good press and the Cap Times article about JUST Bakery is fantastic.  They were one of our first users and have been going strong from the beginning.  We look forward to seeing what they do in the coming years and what we can do to help.  Click on the picture below to read the article.


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November WI Procurement Meeting

November 13, 2014 | By More

Every month we have a meeting in the Conference Room at the Kitchens, hosted by the Wisconsin Procurement Institute.  They bring a lot of information to the table for users in regards to selling to government agencies, from the small accounts to Federal.  This month is a special treat, with multiple speakers from a wide background with an immense amount of valuable information.

Here is a link to the information and event page.  We hope to see many of the users at the event.


November WPI at FEED

WPI Event

Bubbles Doubles in the news!

September 19, 2014 | By More

Morris has been working out of FEED all Summer and his food is fantastic! So glad to see some written recognition of what many downtown already know.


Read the story here.

Organic Labeling Update

May 28, 2014 | By More

The Organic Processing Institute has released an explanation of the new National Organic Processing rules on organic labeling.  It is an interesting read and allows for more options and diversity and I thought I would post the link here for anyone interested.


Organic Labeling Changes

Slow Money and Food Entrepreneurs

May 23, 2014 | By More

Are you a food enterprise looking for funding or exposure?

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting Entrepreneur Showcase applications for Slow Money 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky,November 10-12.

 Over the past few years, Slow Money gatherings have emerged as a significant new venue for field building, investing and social change. A hallmark of our gatherings is the Entrepreneur Showcase, in which promising food enterprises from around the U.S. take the stage to share stories and present their businesses.


Emma Zimmerman (L) of Hayden Flour Mills, an organic grain mill in Tempe, AZ, and Eric Kornacki (R) of Revision International, a Denver-based community-owned food cooperative, both received Slow Money investments at last year’s gathering in Boulder, CO.


Since mid-2010, $35 million has been invested into over 300 small food enterprises via 19 local networks and 10 investment clubs and more than $7 million has been invested into 35 small food enterprises that have been invited to participate in our National Gathering Entrepreneur Showcases.


“I consider attendance at Slow Money’s inaugural National Gathering to be one of the formative events of my life.”


In addition, Slow Money gatherings have garnered significant media coverage, from outlets including  The New York Times, Barron’sThe Denver PostSan Francisco Chronicle,  The Wall Street Journal, and KCBS TV in San Francisco.


Janie Hoffman, middle, who sought funding for her beverage company Mamma Chia at the second Slow Money National Gathering, applauds the presenting entrepreneurs during last year’s Showcase.


“The gathering was absolutely magical and I was amazed at how many investors were there. We raised all of the funds we were looking for.”

If you are a small food enterprise seeking capital and the opportunity to network with world-renowned thought leaders, investors, donors and the general public, we invite you to fill out our  online application.

Cajun Cook

May 12, 2014 | By More

One of our users, Ellen Cook of the Cajun Cook has an event coming up on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Here is her tease about it:

“Let us make WisCajun’s out of you!! We are all set for Metcalfe’s Tuesday Night Run! The Cajun Cook Jambalaya Starter Kits will be on sale at both Madison Hilldale and Madison West stores, but we will be feeding shoppers at the Madison West location (not Hilldale, as I previously posted). If you can’t make it, look for the kits next time you shop!!”

Here is the Facebook Event Link.

When:     May 13

What:     Tuesday Night Run

Where:     Metcalfe’s Market

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