LOCAL WOMEN

NEIGHBORHOOD NICHE

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By Rachel Werner Expanding the farm-to-table experience beyond standard plated dining, Field Table is an approachable triangulation of the modern food scene brought to…

MAKING A FOOD DESERT BLOOM

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By Lisa Bauer Celebrated for its abundance of farmers’ markets, community gardens, high-end grocery stores and artisan restaurants, Madison is on one hand a foodie’s…

FEMININE FOUNDERS

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 By Katie Mohr | Photographed by Hillary Schave Megan Ryan Kaiser grew up in the Madison area, where she pursued an undergraduate degree in…

FEMININE FOUNDERS

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 By Katie Mohr | Photographed by Hillary Schave Women in STEM—science, technology, engineering and math—can be hard to find. In fact, less than 25…

FEMININE FOUNDERS

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 By Katie Mohr | Photographed by Hillary Schave Roxie Hentz is an epicenter of entrepreneur inception—she fosters the creativity and passions in young children,…

HOT SUMMER READS

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What’s summertime without a good book to read? Here’s a selection of new titles from several genres—including some from local writers—sure to suit just…

COLLABORATIVE SPACES

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By Rachel Werner Looking for the right space to let your entrepreneurial flag fly? These local mavens are revamping the Madison business scene by operating…

NATIVE CHORDS

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By Rachel Werner As a native Madisonian, pop-soul artist Madison Malone credits her self-proclaimed “hipsters from the 80s” parents giving her an inquisitive nature and…

STARTUPS 101

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 By Emma Whitford Roxie Hentz, founder of CEOs of Tomorrow, which helps young people learn how to get a business off the ground, has…

SLIM CHOICES AND HIGH PRICES

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 By Sally Haskins In Madison’s Allied Drive neighborhood, a low-income pocket in the Beltline-Verona Road corridor, pickings are slim when it comes to grocery shopping….