Wisconsin Farmers Union: Spring Tour dates set

Contact: Danielle Endvick, WFU Communications Director

715-471-0398, [email protected]

Wisconsin Farmers Union will usher in spring with its annual Spring Tour March 30-April 10. The public is invited to attend any or all of seven tour stops spread throughout the state.

Attendees will learn more about WFU and enjoy a complimentary meal. WFU staff will share some background on the organization and give an update on policy priorities. Nearly every stop will also include a tour of the agribusiness host site, which range in diversity from a small-town brewery to an award-winning goat farm, a food cooperative, local food venues and a robotic dairy. Locations include:

Southeast: Mon., March 30, Fin & Hooves, a Black Sheep restaurant, N9035 Highway 89, Whitewater.

East: Tues., March 31, The Cafe at LaClare Farms (goat farm), W2994 Cty. Rd. HH, Malone.

South Central: Wed., April 1, Cow & Quince Local Food Market & Eatery, 407 2nd St., New Glarus.

North: Mon., April 6, Chequamegon Food Co-op, 700 Main St. W., Ashland.
Northwest: Tues., April 7, Valkeyrie Brewery, 234 Dallas St., Dallas. (Not handicap accessible)
Southwest: Wed., April 8, Rooted Spoon Culinary, 219 S. Main St., Viroqua.
Central: Fri., April 10, Groshek Farms (robotic dairy farm), 3271 Sky View Rd., Amherst, and Lettie Jensen Community Cetner, 487 N. Main St., Amherst.

Pre-registration is appreciated. Please RSVP to Deb Jakubek at 715-590-2130 to help us plan for enough food. Learn more about WFU at www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com.