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by Trina La Susa | 02/15/2018 - 9:32am

 Grantee representatives, Willy Street Co-op Board members, and Co-op staff in the Willy East community room (Photo Courtesy of Willy Street Co-op) .Grantee representatives, Willy Street Co-op Board members, and Co-op staff in the Willy East community room (Photo Courtesy of Willy Street Co-op) .

The Willy Street Co-op is currently accepting applications for grants from their Community Reinvestment Fund until Feb. 28 at 11:59 p.m.

by Trina La Susa | 02/07/2018 - 9:18am

Potential applicants gathered at Meadowridge Library on Jan. 31 for an information session about the 2018 SEED grant application. (Trina La Susa/Madison Commons).Potential applicants gathered at Meadowridge Library on Jan. 31 for an information session about the 2018 SEED grant application. (Trina La Susa/Madison Commons). 

Potential applicants from the Madison community gathered at Meadowridge Library last Wednesday for an information session discussing the 2018 SEED grant application.

by Daniella Byck | 01/19/2018 - 2:36pm

 Food tour brochures in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Each company provides their own unique downtown food tour (Daniella Byck/Madison Commons).Food tour brochures in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Each company provides their own unique downtown food tour (Daniella Byck/Madison Commons).

by Lauren Faust | 12/27/2017 - 2:48pm

(Photo courtesy of the Mellowhood Foundation)(Photo courtesy of the Mellowhood Foundation)

Young intelligent people with potential and promise, in need of more opportunity, trapped in the day-to-day struggles of racial and class oppression, are often left at the margins of society.

The drive of Tutankhamum “Coach” Assad lay here, in these realities that link the fate of young residents of Meadowood, a neighborhood on the southside of Madison.   

by Lauren Faust | 12/22/2017 - 1:51pm

The holiday season is here, and with it comes the hustle, bustle and in-laws. Here are some ways to enjoy the holidays with or without family and friends.

From volunteering at a community organization, to catching a show or bundling-up to play outside, we’ve compiled a few ideas on how to make the most of the holiday season in Madison.

Volunteer Opportunities

by Megan Duncan | 11/07/2017 - 12:43pm

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More than 400 people attended Madison’s first game development conference, and the group hopes to grow larger in the next year. 

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by Logan Garcia | 10/26/2017 - 2:05pm

 At Willy Street Co-op East, Patricia Nicholes of Blue Mounds provides product samples from her business, Cress Springs Body Care, as part of the co-op’s Retail Ready Lab program (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).At Willy Street Co-op East, Patricia Nicholes of Blue Mounds provides product samples from her business, Cress Springs Body Care, as part of the co-op’s Retail Ready Lab program (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).

Willy Street Co-op launched a program in September to help small businesses market and improve their products.

by Lauren Thill | 09/27/2017 - 9:05am

(Chrysalis Pops employees setting up at a local farmers market/Chrysalis Pops)(Chrysalis Pops employees setting up at a local farmers market/Chrysalis Pops)

For a six-month season, Chrysalis Pops employees sell popsicles out of the Icicle Tricycle—a tricycle cooler—at local farmer’s markets and community events alongside the program’s slogan: “Pops with a purpose.”

Tags: Food, Services
by Logan Garcia | 08/16/2017 - 10:41am

 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 Samantha Loomis | 07/10/2017 - 9:10am

FoodShare recipients can now reap the benefits of Willy Street Co-op’s Double Dollars program year-round.

The Double Dollars program is designed to create greater access to fresh and healthy food for Madison’s FoodShare recipients.

by Gretchen Christensen | 06/12/2017 - 2:49pm

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by Lauren Ann Sklba | 04/13/2017 - 1:28pm

Food carts scattered about Capitol Square mark the coming of warmer weather in Madison. But where do these street vendors go when Wisconsin winter make serving food outside nearly impossible?

For El Grito Taqueria, a food cart known for its seasonal menu and innovative use of local ingredients, the off-season is a time for inspiration and rejuvenation.

Joshua Barraza and Matthew Danky, the Wisconsin-native team behind El Grito, spend their winters traveling for the betterment of the business.

Tags: Food