Farmers' markets are a long-time Wisconsin tradition. It's hard to resist the amazing smells, friendly faces, and wide array of beautiful foods and crafts. Farmers' markets as we know them won't be around this summer, but they'll still be there, and if you do a little research and practice safety, you can still enjoy products … Continue reading Local foods and rich family history
Jerry Apps has had a lot of titles in his life, including writer, journalist, teacher, professor, historian, editor, storyteller, expert, and many more. But there's one title that he credits for his success in all of those other careers: Farmer. While stationed at Fort Eustis, VA in 1956, Jerry was intrigued by his fellow troops … Continue reading Jerry Apps: Farming, writing, and community
Summer officially arrives this Sunday, but with temperatures in the 80s, we know it's already here! However, a lot of our usual Madison summer gatherings aren't possible due to public safety as we work to fight COVID-19. Luckily, there are plenty of activities to take part in from the comfort of your home, using any … Continue reading Socially-distant summer activities!
Home is where the heart is. Make sure you're safe there! By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph with Communications Assistant Sarah Kruse My parents recently left their garage door open by accident. They are neat freaks (unlike their daughter) and so there was nothing to take in the cars, but the thief rifled through and took … Continue reading Special post: Home Safety Month
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph View SAIL's statement on coping with these times of change, including information on our new Ethnic Diversity Committee and more. “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be antiracist.” ~ Angela Davis With the events of recent weeks, and considering the centuries of racism … Continue reading Your Anti-Racism Toolkit