Map Stops

 

The Farm/Art DTour has 38 official numbered stops on the map. They are grouped into six different categories.

Art Works: Installations by invited professional artists

Farm Forms: Creative contributions by farmers, landowners and community groups

Field Notes: Rural educational sites

Food Chain: A Marketplace of Food, Art and Ideas

Vendors: Places to shop or dine

Attractions: Places to play and explore

 

Be sure to buy a map – only $5 at many Reedsburg and other Sauk County locations

 

Note : Additional Points of Interest are on the map but not numbered.

 

Vendor & Attraction Hours (except where noted):

Monday – Thursday, 11 am – 3 pm; Friday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm

 

1   REEDSBURG AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Fermentation Fest Headquarters: 240 Railroad Street

Stop here to purchase the DTour map, pick up a Visitors Guide and get tips on places of interest. Don’t miss the mosaic archway made using fermentation-related items such as bottle caps, beans, wine corks, and corn. Led by Baraboo artist Beth Persche, creative hands from across Sauk County came together to create this piece.

Point of Interest   Sauk County Home Cemetery

Point of Interest   Restored Wetland

2   ART WORK: SENTINELS OF THE HILLS (link)

Created by: Madeline Straka, Wisconsin

Landowner: Clack Farms LLC

3   FIELD NOTES   Corn

4   VENDOR    St. Peter’s Lutheran Church

The Shepherd’s Café & Market

325 Mill St, Loganville

5   FARM FORM    Loganville 1910

Created By: Arold Hamburg

325 Mill St, Loganville

Arold Hamburg, 92, has constructed scale models of buildings that existed in Loganville around 1910. He used old photos and recollections from childhood as his guides. Enjoy his woodworking skills, then grab a bite at the Shepherd’s Café & Market.

6   FIELD NOTES   Hay

Landowner: Gerald Radke

Radke’s farm has been in the family for 150 years. He and his wife operated a dairy farm until her passing 17 years ago. Jerry drove for Reedsburg School District, served on Lake Redstone POA Board, and is a frequent blood donor.

7   (OFFSHOOT) ATTRACTION   Lime Ridge and Hill & Valley Exploration Tour

Branding Iron Roadhouse, Main St, Lime Ridge

8   VENDOR   Stone Circle Art Studio

S7163 County Rd G, Hill Point

9   ART WORK   Field Sketches

Created by: Sarah Fitzsimons, Madison, Wisconsin

Landowner: McCluskey Brothers-Shillelagh Glen Farm

100% grass-fed, organic family farm producing cheese, maple syrup, and beef. Kevin,    Brian, Patrick & Mary Ellen are fourth generation on the farm.

10   (OFFSHOOT) ATTRACTION   Our Lady of the Fields Chapel

11   MYSTERY SPOT

12   FIELD NOTES   Dairy

Landowner: McClusky Brothers-Shillelagh Glen Farm

13   VENDOR   McCluskey Brothers Farm Store

S7544 Hwy G, Hillpoint

Offering 100% grass-fed beef and organic family farm products, including cheese and maple syrup. Plus Drea’s Bar, formerly run by Larry Drea for 63 years.

14   FARM FORM   The  Great Pyramid of Farming

Landowner: McClusky Brothers-Shillelagh Glen Farm, see above

15   FOOD CHAIN I   A marketplace of food, art and ideas

St Patrick’s Catholic Church

Anchored by Roadside Culture Stands (artist-built mobile farm stands), farmers, fermenters, food trucks, and church ladies offer fresh local edibles for now and later. Add link to full list Hours: weekdays 11 a.m.–3 p.m., weekends 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Landowner: St. Patrick’s Church

The first mass was celebrated here on October 28, 1888 with local area Irish families.

Point of Interest   White Mound County Park

16   FIELD NOTES   Land

Landowner: John & Rachel Nieman

17   ART WORK   Birdland

Created by: Franck Fuerté, Bordeaux, France

Landowner: Eileen Schutz

Eileen’s late husband, Ken, grew up on this 175 acre farm. Together, they bought the farm in 1968 and raised six children while running dairy and beef operations. Eileen’s children now live on the farm.

18   FIELD NOTES   Ethics

Landowner: Yanke

For four generations, the Yanke family has lived and worked on Echo-Y Farms. The farm is 100% no-till to prevent soil erosion and incorporates cover crops to improve soil health and provide rotational grazing for Holstein and beef cattle. The farm consists of 760 acres of cropland and 275 acres of perennial pasture. The Yanke family was chosen as the 2018 Conservation Family Farm of the Year by the Wisconsin Land & Water Conservation Assoc.

19   ART WORK   Seeing Double: New Stereographs of Sauk County History

Stand #1: The Hops Boom

Created by: Martha Glowacki, Sauk City, Wisconsin

Landowner: Yanke, see above

20   FIELD NOTES   Woods

21   FIELD NOTES   Soil

Landowner: Larry & Tina Wilkinson

Larry milks organic Jersey cows and Tina milks Holsteins, and boy, do their border    collies get a workout!

22   FARM FORM   Dragon

Landowner: Larry & Tina Wilkinson

23   FIELD NOTES    Apples

24   MYSTERY SPOT

Landowner: Judy Licht

25   ART WORK   Seeing Double: New Stereographs of Sauk County History

Stand #2:  Iron Mining

Created by: Martha Glowacki, Sauk City, Wisconsin

Landowner: LaDell Shimniok

Grandparents of LaDell’s late husband Raymond farmed on what became the Baraboo Army Ammunitions Plant. Evicted in the 1940s, they settled nearby. Raymond and his brothers purchased the property where LaDell and her sons raise hay, corn, and beans.

Note: Stick around and wait for the restored train to pass by.

26   (OFFSHOOT) ATTRACTION   Mid-Continent Railway Museum

E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom, WI

Train rides leave at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. (608) 522-4261

27  VENDOR   Intertwined Basketry

Walnut St (next to 109) in downtown North Freedom

Closed Mon & Tues.

27.5 VENDOR     North Freedom Market & Bakery LLC

100 E Walnut St, North Freedom, WI
608 – 737 -1025

Local artisan market of handcrafted, home made, locally grown, and vintage goods. Fresh food offerings of brats, burgers, and crepes will also be available.

28  FOOD CHAIN II    A marketplace of food art and ideas

North Freedom Park, South Linn St, North Freedom, WI 53951

Anchored by Roadside Culture Stands (artist-bult mobile farm stands), farmers, fermenters, food trucks, and others offer fresh local edibles for now and later. Add link to full list Hours: weekdays 11 a.m.–3 p.m., weekends 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

29  VENDOR  North Freedom Methodist Church

301 N Walnut St, North Freedom Closed Tues & Wed

30   ART WORK    n o w h e r e r a d i o

Created by: David Sanchez Burr, Lake Forest, Illinois

Landowner: Mark and Elaine Shimniok

Mark and Elaine raise cows, pigs, and crops on their 200 acre diversified farm, where Mark’s great-grandparents settled in the 1940s after eviction from what became the Baraboo Army Ammunitions Plant.

31  (OFFSHOOT) VENDOR   The Byers Studio

300 Pine St, Rock Springs

Open weekdays 11 a.m.–3 p.m., weekends 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

32   ART WORK    XYLEMXYL

Created by: Peter Krsko, Wonewoc, Wisconsin

Landowner: Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Ableman’s Gorge is a State Natural Area where the geological history of the entire Baraboo Range can be interpreted. Here the Baraboo River cut through the quartzite, Cambrian sandstone and conglomerate, revealing a cross section of the range.

33   ART WORK   Seeing Double: New Stereographs of Sauk County History

Stand #3: Quartzite Quarries in the Narrows

Created by: Martha Glowacki, Sauk City, Wisconsin

Landowner: DNR, see above

Point of Interest    Van Hise Rock

34   FIELD NOTES    Dairy

Landowner: Brian Bender

Bender’s operation currently milks 110 cows, and is home to Brown Swiss, Black & White and Red & White Holsteins, Jerseys, and Dairy Dutch Belts. Brian’s favorite tractor is the International Harvester.

35   FARM FORM    A Thing

Landowner: Brian Bender, see above

36    ART WORK    Seeing Double: New Stereographs of Sauk County History

Stand #4: Indian Effigy Mounds

Created by: Martha Glowacki, Sauk City, Wisconsin

Landowner: Dennis Connor

37   FIELD NOTES   Wanaxi-Himik-Cinak

Landowner: Dennis Connor, see above

38   VENDOR   Reedsburg ArtsLink

Harvest Park: 265 Railroad St, Reedsburg

Open weekends 9 a.m.–5 p.m., weekdays 11 a.m.–3 p.m. (closed Mon & Tues)