Georgia Peaches Coming to Milwaukee, Along with More Local Food News

Georgia peaches are coming to Milwaukee this week

The Atlanta Hawks aren’t the only Georgian product coming to town. The Tree-Ripe Fruit Co. brings peaches and pecans from Georgia and pistachios from New Mexico to farmers’ markets, businesses and other places in the Milwaukee area.

The company says peaches are delivered locally within 48 hours of picking and blueberries from Michigan will start arriving around July 4. Tree-Ripe, which has delivered peaches to Wisconsin for 31 years, says this year’s peach harvest is one of the best in years. years.

The trucks are in the Milwaukee area this week, as follows:


Midi, Menomonee Falls Neu’s Hardware Tools Paint, Falls Parkway

3 p.m .: Waukesha-Central, St. Vincent de Paul, Sunset Drive.

3 p.m., Waukesha-Nord, Blaine’s Farm & Fleet, Kassow Road

3 p.m .: Muskego, Elliott Ace Hardware, Commerce Center Parkway


10:30 a.m., Bay View / St. Francis Lions Center, East Howard Avenue

noon: Greenfield Classic Lanes, avenue West Layton

3:00 p.m. West Allis Pettit National Ice Center Wisconsin, State Fair Park, South 84th Street


noon, Cedarburg – Circle B Recreation, State Route 60 Trunk


9 a.m .: Racine-Nord, Kortendick Ace hardware store, Douglas avenue.

noon,: Racine-Sud, Blain’s Farm & Fleet Sturtevant, avenue Durand.

3 p.m .: Kenosha Brat stop, 75th street


9 a.m .: Oak Creek Blain Farm and Fleet, Rawson Ave.

noon: Milwaukee Northwest, The Schwabenhof, Silver Spring Drive.

noon: Pewaukee Elliot Hardware Capitol Drive.

3 p.m., Elm Grove / Brookfield, North Moorland Road

Further stops in the region are scheduled for next week. In addition, weekly events are organized at Milaeger in Racine; Ray’s Wine & Spirits in Wauwatosa; the Oconomowoc and Shorewood Farmers’ Markets; and Smallpie in Bay View. Check out the full Peach Stop program at

Pierogi was part of the dishes created by the chefs during one of the Unwrapped fundraisers for SHARP Literacy, using ingredients from McDonald's.  This year's event is July 15.

SHARP Literacy Benefit in July

Milwaukee chefs will create gourmet appetizers, main courses and dessert bites using McDonald’s ingredients for the SHARP Literacy Unwrapped 2021 charity event on July 15. Dinner will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond Du Lac Ave.

Customers can choose to dine in person, have dinner to go, or donate their meal to The Tandem restaurant, which offers a free meal delivery program to residents of Milwaukee. Individual tickets for the event are $ 100. SHARP Literacy offers educational programs for urban elementary students in Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (262) 844-1880, or visit

Mequon cooking and wine class

The Mequon Public Market offers cooking classes by award-winning chefs James Beard and wine tasting classes in July. Wine Wednesdays feature wines from around the world with evening classes led by advanced sommelier Katie Espinosa on July 14, 21, and 28.

Chef and former Food Network host Gale Ghent presents four courses for a summer brunch course on July 17, while chef Adam Siegel, who was at Bartolotta restaurants for 21 years, offers participants a trip to the French Mediterranean on July 24, with sample tastes and recipes included. For prices and tickets visit

Sparkling Forage Tickets on sale

Raise a pint to nature during the Frothy Forage Brewing Festival’s special Oktoberfest edition at the Riveredge Nature Center on October 9. Tickets are on sale for this event, which features three hours of tasting craft beer, wine and other beverages from vendors stationed outside along the Milwaukee River, prairie trails, and woodland areas.

The festival’s proceeds go towards restoring and preserving the centre’s natural habitats. Admission is $ 45, or $ 10 for a designated driver. Take a morning climb in the trees for an additional $ 25. Tickets are available on

Vegan s'mores?  Dandies, from Chicago, makes the marshmallows.

Dandies vegan marshmallow

Plant-based Marshmallows, a new creation from Dandies, are available in Milwaukee stores in time for summer campfires. Dandies marshmallows are sweetened with tapioca and vegan cane sugar, without artificial colors, corn syrup, gelatin or gluten.

Free of common allergens such as wheat, dairy, eggs, corn, peanuts and tree nuts, Dandies marshmallows can be found at various retailers in Milwaukee including Whole Foods Market, Fresh Thyme, Riverwest Co-Op and Outpost Natural Foods. . To find a store or buy online, visit

New low-carb flatbread

Milwaukee’s Fresh Thyme stores now carry the new Cauliflower Coconut Mini Lavash, a low-carb flatbread from family-owned Atoria’s California bakery. Mini Lavash Cauliflower Coconut Flatbread can be used for wraps and pizzas and has less sodium than flour tortillas.

The Whole Grain & Flax Mini Lavash, also sold at Fresh Thyme stores, is another simple low-carb option for panini-style sandwiches. To find a store or order online visit

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