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Events /Produce

Farm to Festival

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It’s early morning across the great state of Wisconsin. You pull yourself out of bed and begin the hustle and bustle of the day. But something’s different this time. Spring has sprung and the smell of fresh rain lingers in the air. You’ve got an urge to visit the Festival Foods parking lot but you’re not sure why.

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Events /Nutrition

Gear up for Father’s Day Grilling!

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The third Sunday in June is a day devoted to dads, and a great barbecue! At Festival, we have ALL your needs covered to host a fun Father’s Day cookout. Fire up the grill, and let’s get cookin’!

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Construction season: Roundabouts in Darboy

How does the saying go? Is it “There are two seasons in Wisconsin: Winter and construction season”?

I may be paraphrasing a bit, but the underlying message is definitely true.

It’s officially summer and our friends — the dreaded orange barrels — are already up and at ‘em on roadways across the state. One project we want to make sure our guests have plenty of information about is the Outagamie County project to build two …

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Events /Mark Skogen

Fireworks in Janesville!

We’re thrilled to announce that our company will partner with the Rock Aqua Jays by sponsoring the Fourth of July fireworks show at the Independence Day on the Rock in Janesville.

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Festival Foods now sponsors 15 fireworks shows throughout Wisconsin including those in Appleton, Darboy, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Fort Atkinson, Green Bay, Kenosha, Madison, Manitowoc, Marshfield, Neenah, Onalaska, Oshkosh, and Sheboygan.

“We have …

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Events /Mark Skogen /Nutrition

Racing (and fueling) with Festival Foods

With the warm weather finally here, plenty of road races are happening across Wisconsin.

Festival Foods is thrilled to be among the sponsors of many of these great events, including the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon and the Eau Claire Marathon, which were both held in May. (You definitely know we’re there when you see our Big Cart nearby.)

Our company also is a big supporter of the Bellin Run, which is set for June 13, …

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Bakery /Deli /Events /Front End /Grocery

Not just a job, but a career at Festival Foods

Meet Tia Watermolen, she is one of Festival’s amazing Human Resources associates.

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We’re saying “Hi Tia!” because she’s heading to our store on the west side of Green Bay, 2250 West Mason St., on Friday, May 8, to talk to people who want to work for Festival Foods.

She’ll be at the store from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with …

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Events /Mark Skogen /Uncategorized

Janesville: Hey neighbor

In April, we told you that we’re heading to Janesville and now here we are, digging right in.

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That’s right, we recently hosted an official groundbreaking ceremony at our future home to get things rolling at 2233 Humes Road, which was previously home to a Kmart. We’re demolishing that structure and building a new store that will open in the fall.

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20 Minute Meals /Events /Nutrition

Beans … not just the magical fruit

OK, we’ve all heard the jokes — and that song — about beans.

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Beans are usually pretty boring, right? That is when you’re not singing tooting-related songs about them.

That’s definitely what I thought until the lovely Chef Julie Andrews made me chocolate and peanut butter brownies for my birthday. And what I didn’t know until I had already downed my first was that …

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Events /Nutrition

Use NuVal? You can win!

This is probably a bad thing to admit considering I work for a grocer: I get easily overwhelmed doing the grocery shopping.

That’s for two reasons: 1. I am always afraid I am going to forget something and 2. I’m going to get the wrong thing. Those — and my husband’s incredible ability to know our grocery needs based on a very accurate mental picture of the items in our refrigerator and pantry — keep …

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Events

Celebrate Onalaska Festival

Festival Foods is excited to announce its partnership with the City of Onalaska to bring the first Celebrate Onalaska Festival to the community. The Festival will be held at Van Riper Park in Onalaska, the weekend of June 26-28, with the Festival Foods Fireworks shooting off at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, June 27.

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The new community festival will combine a number of longstanding Onalaska …

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