City Park Food Chain

A Marketplace of Fermented Food, Beer, Art and Ideas

Downtown Reedsburg

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Hours: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 7-8 and 14-15

NEW THIS YEAR: BEER TENT!

The finest local craft breweries 12-5 p.m.

Stay tuned for information on artists and performers.

 

Food and Beer

  • Beer Tent

    Super-local craft brewers

    Featuring super-local craft brewers. Corner Pub Brewery Reedsburg, WI  Hillsboro Brewing Co , Hillsboro WI Port Huron Brewing Co WI Dells WI Dells Brewing Co, WI Dells WI


  • Chef K Clark Pickles & Preserves

    Fitchburg, WI

    Roadside Culture Stand created by Phillip Katz, Milwaukee

    Unique small batch pickles and preserves lovingly crafted with local produce and herbs.  Creators of beer jelly using Wisconsin’s finest nano and micro brews – stop by for samples.  


  • Echo Valley Farm

    Ontario, WI

    Pie, apple butter,apple cider, herbal teas, and salves all sourced from Echo Valley Farm    


  • Fizzeology Foods

    Viroqua, WI

    Roadside Culture stand created by Oxbow Studios, Milwaukee, WI

    Offering a range of wholesome fermented local and organic veggies, both delicious and nutritious.  


  • Hidden Valley Mushrooms

    Wisconsin Dells, WI

    Roadside Culture Stand created by Peter Flannary, Mineral Point WI

    Locally owned and operated organic mushroom producer since 1992. White button, crimini, Portobello, oyster & shiitake mushrooms, wild rice soup mix & medley dip.  


  • Lodge Coffee Roasters

    Baraboo, WI

    Roadside Culture Stand created by Collage Architects, MN

    Hand crafted and locally roasted – a passion project, purely artisanal.   


  • Night Owl Cheese

    Plain, WI.

    Aaron Peper, a Reedsburg-native cheesemaker, produces small-batch handmade cheeses from select locally sourced milk. Cheeses made from sheep milk, grass-fed cow and some organic cow’s milk are all patiently aged utilizing may different affinage techniques to produce unique and bold flavors. At the 2017 American Cheese Society conference, Night Owl Cheese was awarded a 1st […]


  • Origin Breads

    Madison, WI

    ORIGIN Breads is a Madison-based micro-bakery that combines organic grains grown and stone-milled in Wisconsin with an ancient process involving wild yeast cultures and long fermentation times to create nutritious, naturally-leavened loaves. Eat real bread.


  • Reedsburg Artslink

    Hot and cold wild apple cider & nibbles.


  • Roots Chocolates

    Wisconsin Dells, WI

    Roadside Culture Stand created by Homer Daehn, Baraboo WI

    International Chocolate Awards winner!  Fun, creative chocolates and confections made with passion in small batches on 4th generation-owned farm with ingredients sourced from farm, locally, and internationally.   


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    Slow Food UW

    Madison, WI

    Student-run non-profit serving fermented fare and treats.  


  • Whimsy Dish Catering

    Wisconsin Dells, WI

    Hearty meals made by friendly folks with fresh local ingredients.


  • WI RIVER MEATS_web

    Wisconsin River Meats

    Mauston, WI

    Cured and custom processed meats  


Art and Ideas

  • Cohesion/Tension, Peter Krsko and Katie Schofield

    Wonewoc and Reedsburg, WI

    Cohesion Tension was created in spring on 2017 when Peter Krsko was the University of Wisconsin Arts Institute Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence. Katie Schofield  collaborated with Peter with the bio inspired turkey tail fungus crocheted from plastic baler twine Peter Krsko finds and strengthens relationships within natural and social communities by nurturing positive interactions among their members […]


  • Community Mosaic Project, Beth Persche

    The 14 foot tall mosaic archway, inspired by churches in Mexico during Saint’s Days, was created in four Sauk County communities under the leadership of mosaic artist Beth Persche. The materials applied are often used during fermentation such as beans, corn, wine corks and bottle caps. Over 200 people of all ages participated in the […]


  • Culinary Art Car

    Sheboygan, WI

    Blending the art-car tradition and the commercial food truck, this Connecting Communities collaboration created through a partnership of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, and Lakeshore Technical College.  Art Car created by: Mac Maker, Jason Saunders and Robert Johnson. Food purveyors to be announced.   


  • Fermented Words, Woody Leslie

    Iowa City, IO

    Fermented Words is a series of one-word poems thematically based on vegetables, farming, and fermentation. At their base, they are about the consideration of words—the way words look, seem, and mean.  But like any ferment, what comes out is richer than the original ingredients that went in. Through a combination of two or more words, […]


  • Fermenting 101

    New to fermenting? Want a quick introduction? Join us for these 20 minute intro’s into the basics of sauerkraut, hot sauce, vinegar, sourdough and many more. On the hour, between 11 – 4pm. Donations welcome.  Check out weekend 1 (Oct 7, 8) schedule here: Fermenting 101 Schedule


  • Little Fermented Library

    Looking for more info on fermenting, canning, breadmaking and brewing? Visit the Little Fermented Library inside Ferme Lab, Sat-Sun, Oct 14-15, 12-3 p, and bring your library card! The Rock Springs Library will be there with a collection of food, farming and fermenting related books for you to check out – any card from the South Central Library […]


  • Past Words

    Interactive word play using PassWords – roadside poetry found along the Farm/Art DTour from 2012-2016. PassWords were inspired by Burma Shave Ads that appeared along rural roadsides during the mid 20th century


  • Peace Posts, Muneer Bahauddeen

    Milwaukee, WI

    This is a community project led by Muneer Bahauddeen. The tiles adorning the posts were made by community members during  2016 Fermentation Fest and incorporated into peace posts in spring 2017. Muneer is nationally recognized ceramicist, muralist, sculptor, builder and wisdom keeper. He specializes in public projects throughout the Milwaukee area creating visually inviting community […]


  • UW Food Science Club

    Madison, WI

    Get close up to the microorganisms responsible for many fermenting processes, using a powerful microscope.  Be ready to have your knowledge tested with some fun trivia about the science behind fermentation and learn about the fermented products produced at UW-Madison. Representatives from the Food Science Club will be present both Sunday October 8 & 15.


  • Wishing Tree, Reedsburg Arts Link

    The Wishing Tree is a participatory public art project symbolizing the greatest hopes of our community and its visitors. We invite you to write a wish on the ribbon provided and add it to the tree.


  • Wolf, Christopher Lutter-Gardella

    Minneapolis, MN

    An interactive, animated and illuminated sculpture, comprised of more than 3,500 recycled plastic bottles, waste window screening and hundreds of feet of reclaimed CATV coaxial cable. Come pedal, to make the world turn, and haul upon a rope to howl. “Wolf” is a mini-playground and a spirit animal rolled into one! Chris is an artist, […]