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WPT Premieres a New Season of Wisconsin Foodie

Each episode of Wisconsin Foodie dives into Wisconsin’s unique culinary world.

By - Apr 11th, 2017 12:45 pm
Wisconsin Foodie. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Public Television.

Wisconsin Foodie. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Public Television.

Wisconsin Public Television invites viewers to tour the state to explore the stories behind our food when the Emmy® Award-winning program Wisconsin Foodie returns with all-new episodes 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13.

From Kickapoo Coffee Roasters and Central Waters Brewing Co. to Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese and Norske Nook, the new season of Wisconsin Foodie follows host Kyle Cherek on new culinary adventures as he meets the people behind local delicacies.

The premiere episode, “B&E’s Trees/Wisco Pop/Kickapoo,” visits three innovative Viroqua businesses serving up maple syrup, soda and lattes. Later in the season, Cherek stops by Usinger’s, Twist & Sprout Farms, Anarchy Acres, Bos Meadery and more mouthwatering Wisconsin destinations.

Each episode of Wisconsin Foodie dives into Wisconsin’s unique culinary world by profiling local food treasures and highlighting the passionate and hardworking individuals responsible for the burgeoning “Good Food Movement.” Wisconsin Foodie blends food, cooking and travel while showcasing local businesses, restaurants, purveyors and farmers – telling their stories and helping to promote a local, sustainable economy.

Full episodes of the new season of Wisconsin Foodie are available to stream online now at wpt.org.
Funding for Wisconsin Foodie is provided by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Illing Company Inc., American Kitchen Cookware, Outpost Natural Foods, Society Insurance, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.

WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV, Park Falls; WHLA-TV, La Crosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.

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