The Livingston Inn | Madison, Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast

Autumn Flavors

It’s apple season!  Yes, despite the summer-like temperatures in the first part of September, apple orchards around Madison are in the midst of harvesting this year’s crop.  This is an excellent opportunity to sample local produce as well as experience our many farmers’ markets or venture out of the city to a nearby orchard.

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The Farm-to-Table Economy

In our last blog, we celebrated the many successful farmers’ markets around Madison and their foundation to the growth of organic and sustainable farming. Now that farmers’ markets are the norm for the daily and weekly needs of a household, we are starting to see other industries develop and succeed as part of the farm-to-table movement. In Madison, restaurants have really hit their stride in this area, and recently at The Livingston Inn, we have also found a new grocery delivery service that is doing an incredible job at bringing local products to our doorstep.  Continue reading

Farm-to-Table Abundance

farmersmarket2As we head toward next month where we celebrate harvest and are thankful for all that we have in our lives, we want to step back and recognize how far our communities have come with organic and sustainable farming. Without a doubt, the farm-to-table movement has grown tremendously nationwide, but we’re particularly proud of Madison’s accomplishments over the past decades.  Continue reading