Edible Milwaukee is a quarterly magazine and online platform focused on the production, distribution, and consumption of food in Milwaukee and the Midwest. We are part of a larger network of 80+ Edible Communities publications in North America, each locally-owned and -oriented.
Letter From the Publisher
It’s difficult to address wastefulness without looking deeper: what we eat is one aspect, but how do we treat our fellow humans? The neighborhood standing around us? The environment as a whole?
by Jen Ede
Back of the House
Invasive species and other uncommon ingredients make for diverse eating.
by Brett Kell
On the Road
Today, dog lovers can unite and have a nice meal with Fifi, Spot, or Buddy all over Milwaukee and beyond.
by Rebecca Ratterman
In the Jewish tradition, it is considered a mitzvah – a good deed – to invite people of other faiths to attend the Seder dinner.
by Jen Ede
Down on the Farm
Meghan and Tom Findley of Hartland Organic Family Farm are turning a couple of hoop houses and a lot of worms into a plan for improving the world we share.
by Dy Godsey
Meatless Mondays aren’t new. Nor is eating less wheat or raising backyard chickens. One hundred years ago, on the World War I home front, the shovel became a rifle and the furrow a trench.
by Erika Janik
GMO labeling coming up next at Whole Foods cheese counters.
by Jeanne Carpenter
Reclaiming, recycling, and repurposing in retail and beyond.
by Heather Ray
Make your scraps sing a new tune.
by Christina Ward
Rendering and reusing animal fats for future feasts.
by Jenny Lee-Adrian
Changing kids from wasters to savers.
by Francie Szostak
Grist for the Mill
A Northside neighborhood’s journey of restoration has transformed vacant lots into gardens, orchards, and public spaces. These repurposed spaces inspire hope and innovation.
by Sharon and Larry Adams