Summer 2016

Letter From the Publisher

Our Actions Speak Louder Than Our Words

Since 2013, Edible Milwaukee has been the city’s most vocal forum and champion for a vibrant, emerging local food culture.

by Jen Ede




Down on the Farm

Produce That Pops

3 new varieties to seek out this summer.

by Amy DeWall Dadmun






Well Being

Eat Healthy, Live Well

On the hunt for grassfed and pastured meats? Prefer your produce grown without pesticides? Or just looking for a pourover and an outdoor fitness session to relax into your weekend? Try this sampling of Milwaukee-area farmers’ markets.

by Edible staff




Edible Adventure

Hike, Camp, Paddle, Eat… Repeat

Lace up your hiking boots, slather on the sunscreen, pack a picnic— it’s time to get outside and play with the nearly half a million visitors flocking to National Park Service destinations in Wisconsin.

by Heather Ray




Local Heroes

Knowing Your Farmers

Finding your food at the Fondy Feast.

by Joe Laedtke








Waste Not, Want Not

A recipe for all season[ing]s.

by Mary Reilly







Vintage Eats


Breadbaking sprouts from the past into the future.

by Erika Janik






Cream City Libations

6 Wisconsin Backyard Beers

This summer, stick close to home.

by Nick Rasmussen







MKE Mixology

Summer in a Glass

Milwaukee’s cocktail aficionados and beer geeks alike line the bar over at Rumpus Room.

by Edible staff






Milwaukee Walkabout

Washington Heights

For our inaugural episode of Milwaukee Walkabout, we called up a few of our friends in the know to show us their little slice of heaven in Washington Heights.

by Edible staff





Edible Cooks

Summer Pit Stop

From clinging to fresh peaches.

by Sanford D’Amato







Kids Table

Planting a Perennial Garden

Jerusalem artichokes, Lovage, and Rhubarb are a few favorite perennials that are well-suited to growing in our Southeastern Wisconsin climate.

by Francie Szostak





 Produce Report

What’s in Season – Summer

Enjoy early summer delicacies like sugar snap peas and strawberries before hot-weather showstoppers like raspberries, sweet corn and tomatoes, ripen up.

by Francie Szostak