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There will be Trees in the Madison Festival Foods?

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When asked about our future Festival Foods store in Madison the conversation always leads to our partnership with WholeTrees Architecture & Structures. I must admit I get a bit excited when I think of how our new store will look aesthetically, but even more than that, I get excited about the opportunity for Festival Foods to serve yet another great community. Nonetheless, my main

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Mark Skogen Honored as 2014 Grocer of the Year

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MARK SKOGEN

HONORED AS

2014 GROCER OF THE YEAR

 

Madison WI – Mark Skogen, President and CEO of Skogen’s Festival Foods, received a big surprise when he headed to the associate break room for lunch and was greeted by a cake- carrying Wisconsin Grocers Association President Brandon Scholz and Jeff Mc Clure from SuperValu. He was further

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Festival Foods to Open New Store in Mount Pleasant

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Festival Foods has announced they will be expanding their business to Mount Pleasant, WI, in late 2014.

Festival Foods announced that it intends to remodel a vacant building located at 5740 Washington Ave. This vacant building was previously home to a Sentry Foods grocery store that has since gone out of business. Festival Foods plans to renovate the building from the ground up starting

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Walleye Weekend – Fond du Lac’s Premier Summer Event

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Boats fill the marina in hopes of landing the Big One!

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The fish weigh-in is a popular area

The smell of fried fish and cheese curds floating in the air, the cool breeze of the lake, and the sound of thousands of locals greet you as you enter Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park. There’s magic in

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Festival Foods Empowers Local Youth

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By guest blogger Laura Gainor, Communications Manager, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc.

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin has had the honor of partnering with Festival Foods on many occasions to provide work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy programming to our local youth. If it wasn’t for partners and volunteers like you, these students may not have the opportunity to gain the necessary

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From Bags to Benches!

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One of these bags might end up as part of your new deck! Keep reading for details.

You have just finished your shopping and headed to the checkouts when you suddenly start thinking about bags. “Do I want paper bags, plastic bags, or both? Do I get double plastic, double paper, paper in plastic, what about the ice cream? How do I even

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Caroline’s Cart

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We have to admit we were a bit overwhelmed at the reaction to the news story that aired on WLUK 11 and WFRV-TV in Green Bay. Not only has Facebook and Twitter exploded with comments and compliments, we are receiving e-mail from all over the United States and even as far away as Australia! The story has

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Turkey Trot – A Thanksgiving Day Tradition

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Can you believe Thanksgiving Day is less than a month away?! When most of us think of Thanksgiving, we think of family, turkey, football, and any other traditions we include as part of this holiday. Six years ago, a new tradition was added to Thanksgiving Day in many of our communities— the Turkey Trot!

Last week, Festival Foods employees were encouraged

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Viva Las Vegas Casino Night Fundraiser coming Nov. 8th!

Great things happen when vendors team up with Festival Foods to help out in the community. On Friday, October 11th Brew Pub Pizza teamed up with Festival Foods in Darboy and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region to help raise money to support additional matches and sell tickets for the upcoming Viva Las Vegas Casino Night Fundraiser at Waverly Beach in Menasha. Brew Pub Pizza pulled up in front of the store

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It’s Time for Boofest!

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I was talking to one of our cashiers about our upcoming Boofest event and she told me they have pictures of her at Boofest when she was a baby!! I didn’t think that was possible but thinking back I guess we did have our first one in 1997. There were just 3 Festival stores then (Onalaska, Marshfield, and Green Bay West)

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