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What does the Fox say? An apple a day

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Sharon Haen’s grandmother recommends a Wealthy apple – more sweet than tart – to bake the best pie. Sharon and her husband Darrell purchased Star Orchard in 2013; today it merges the intersection of rural and urban life. “A lot of people like to show their children where apples come from, instead of the grocery READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: Conclusion

Posted on Aug. 28, 2017 by Kate Morton
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“I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.” — Aldo Leopold Throughout the summer and the course of this blog series, I have spent my time in some of the most beautiful and wild places that the Fox Cities has to offer. From the Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin to High READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: High Cliff State Park

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017 by Kate Morton
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This past weekend, I went to hike around in High Cliff State Park in Sherwood with my friends Maddie and Chris. What really makes High Cliff unique, along with its aesthetic beauty, is its geological history. The first time I visited High Cliff, I went with my geology class, where we talked about the cliffs READ MORE