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  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    Six Brain-Freezing Facts About Nondairy Frozen Desserts

      Ice cream has long been a popular, almost sacred, part of global diets. Influenced by consumer appetites, ice cream comes in a host of […]

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    The Food Label Effect

      Use the term “genetically engineered food,” chances are you’ll spark a debate. Some praise its societal benefits — lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduced […]

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    One Civet Coffee, Please — Hold the Poop

      Thailand produces some of the most expensive coffee in the world, as much as $100 a cup or $600 per pound in some countries. […]

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    New Soil Scan Aids Farmers and the Environment

      When farmers make decisions about managing their crops, it’s extremely valuable to know how much water their soils can hold. With this information, they […]

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    Research Fellowship Aims to Diversify the Brewing Industry

      “There’s so much more that goes into brewing beer than just the ingredients,” says Tony Bugher, president of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. The […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    The (New) House That Dairy Built

      When it was first constructed in 1951, Babcock Hall — UW’s beloved producer of ice cream, cheese, and other famous dairy goods — was […]

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    Full Plates for Food Justice

      Gwen Kelley BS’22 learned to cook by her mother’s side, amid the scents and seasonings of Thai curries, vegetable lasagna, and spanakopita. Those experiences […]

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    Native Knowledge Revitalized

      On a frigid February afternoon, around 60 UW students gather near Dejope Residence Hall on the west end of campus. Their modern gear protects […]

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    A Win-Win-Win in Hawaii

      Carefully placed no-fishing zones can help fish populations thrive. And these zones, despite restricting where fishing is allowed, can help the fishing industry prosper […]

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    Farmers Markets as Community Builders

      It’s a Saturday morning at the farmers market. You check in with the grower at your favorite tomato stand, stop to enjoy the folk […]

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    Food Flaw Fighters

      In The Promise of Safe Food for Billions (Grow, Fall 2021), Jori Skalitzky BS’22 highlighted a new food safety product called D-Tox, which was […]

  • Posted on October 18, 2022
    Beyond Cold-Hardiness Research

      Over the past two years, research has been gearing up at the Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station. And more is yet to come. Here are […]