The Jenifer Street Market has been a fixture of the East Madison area for forty years. But recent financial issues with their lease owner are threatening the future of the market. Feature contributor Jonah Chester has the story on The Way We Eat, a new feature segment that will explore the way we grow, use, […]
Rebecca Kemble was first struck by the power of worker cooperatives when she became a cab driver at Union Cab Cooperative nineteen years ago. Since then, she’s advocated for worker cooperative models, which transfer ownership, decision-making and control into the hands of laborers. On today’s show, Kemble hosts the show and invites a bevy of […]
Willy Street Co-op’s new location on the north side opened yesterday. What are we doing to ensure that every neighborhood has access to food, let alone healthy food, in Madison? Where are our food deserts? Today, Carousel Baryd talks with Madison Alder Amanda Hall and Ruth Rohlich, City of Madison Business Development Specialist in Economic Development, […]
The City of Madison announced this week a new grant program designed to protect independent retailers on State Street. But exactly who would these grants benefit? And who do they need protection from? Darien Lamen talks with city and business group spokespeople, as well as independent retailers to find out more.