Celebrating Rural Wisconsin Life through Food

Luke Zahm, owner and chef of Driftless Cafe and television host of Wisconsin Foodie, welcomed 2019 Wisconsin Idea Seminar participants to his restaurant last May. A UW-Madison ‘03 grad and La Farge local, Luke was …

Looking Back at Video Summary of 2019 Seminar

The Wisconsin Idea Seminar’s 2019 River Tour was five days packed full with so much learning about Wisconsin life. Rivers provided our narrative frame as we discussed and experienced the cultural, educational, industrial, social, and …

WIS Collaborator Leads Creative Placemaking Summer Workshop

Sherry Wagner-Henry, director of the Bolz Center for Arts Administration at UW-Madison, and her team will lead a creative placemaking workshop this summer for artists, arts and cultural leaders and workers, urban and rural planners, …

Milwaukeeist Adam Carr creates past and present stories of his city

Adam Carr, a self-described Milwaukeeist, works at the intersection of community and communication. Carr joined hands with the Wisconsin Idea Seminar team to craft a special tour of Milwaukee’s Fond du Lac Avenue. Adam shares …

“Agvocate” Integrates the Wisconsin Idea into Her Farm and Career

Rosy-Lane Holsteins owner and partner Daphne Holterman will welcome the Wisconsin Idea Seminar in May and give a tour of their 900-cow operation. In advance of our visit–and in between a number of international speaking …