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by Logan Garcia | 08/16/2017 - 11:41am

 Courtney Ross and Clay Yapp work on pizzas for Farm Fresh Pizza Nights at Troy Farm. Ross is a current student in the Beginning Farmers Training program at the farm, and Yapp completed it in 2006 (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).Courtney Ross and Clay Yapp work on pizzas for Farm Fresh Pizza Nights at Troy Farm. Ross is a current student in the Beginning Farmers Training program at the farm, and Yapp completed it in 2006 (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).

Farming can be more fun than traveling Central America or studying bald eagles, according to Courtney Ross, who graduated with a degree in biology from UW-Steven’s Point earlier this year.

Tags: Food, City, People
by Jack Kelly | 08/14/2017 - 1:47pm

 

(Entrance to the Duck Pond/Courtesy of Channel3000)(Entrance to the Duck Pond/Courtesy of Channel3000) 

United Way of Dane County will begin its 2017 fundraising campaign on Aug. 22 when it hosts a kickoff event at the Madison Mallards’ Duck Pond.

The late-summer event will be the first of the organization’s “Season of Caring” initiative, and the nonprofit is hoping to bring together more than 500 volunteers at Warner Park, according to a United Way of Dane County statement.

by Gretchen Christensen | 08/04/2017 - 11:00am

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about a Madison bakery that will be affected by Kwik Trip’s buy-outs of PDQs.

Education

by Jack Kelly | 07/31/2017 - 2:38pm

The Madison Community Foundation announced Wednesday their third of 12 major gifts totaling roughly $1 million as a part of the organization’s 75th anniversary celebration, revealing their latest initiative from the rooftop of the Madison Children’s Museum.

The setting of the announcement afforded those in attendance a front-row view of the focus of MCF’s latest initiative: the Wisconsin State Capitol. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the government building.

by Gretchen Christensen | 07/20/2017 - 10:23am

Development

by Stephanie Sykes | 03/20/2014 - 10:39am

Growth among community has made a larger space necessary

by Karen Vieth | 11/15/2013 - 3:00am

Route 31, created through local activism, transforms Owl Creek neighborhood  

by Michael Tews | 11/14/2013 - 11:57am

Collaborative effort seeks to preserve city's parks and other natural spaces

by Aparna Vidyasagar | 10/29/2013 - 11:04am

Incorporating mobility and food access into planning process may improve community health

by Susan DeVos | 09/17/2013 - 2:00am

Strides have been made, but Madison Metro must go further to serve disabled and elderly riders

by Rachel Schulze | 08/02/2013 - 2:00am

Residents point to housing discrimination, lack of grocery stores and community outreach as key issues in neighborhood

by Sean Kirkby | 07/29/2013 - 11:41am

Reach Out Wisconsin series celebrating its second anniversary of fostering civil debates