The Oscar Mayer plant came to Madison in 1919 and became a fixture of the Northside, employing thousands of workers over the years. In 2015, owner Kraft Heinz announced that the Madison plant would be closing and the headquarters moved to Chicago. The factory closed in June 2017, and Reich Brothers Holdings purchased the property […]
Today we’re talking renewable energy – what it means and how to get there in Madison. Denise Demarb hosts Raj Shukla, Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin; Satya Rhodes-Conway, Managing Director of the Mayors Innovation Project at COWS; and Tyler Huebner, Director of RENEW Wisconsin.
With the closing of Oscar Meyer in Madison, we are reminded of Madison’s economic development. Where is it going? How is Madison supporting jobs and how can we create them? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Satya Rhodes-Conway of COWS and Madison Region Economic Partnership President Paul Jadin.