Sweet September

“We figured out that if we created our own garden, which we just did last year & we’ve done this year, that it’s also another way to kind of connect with the food & understand the food.” – Kevin Scharf, Brazen Open Kitchen+Bar

Brazen Facebook | Brazen Webstite

Mercy provides education to lead a healthy lifestyle by encouraging patients outside their doors to explore the local food’s system.  Gwen Hall-Driscoll has been an integral part of the Farm to Institution team and works to build local community connections.

Mercy Facebook | Mercy Education Website

Nothing is better than straight from your host’s mouth about LOCAL foods and how you can make #SmallChanges and have a Farmers’ Market game plan!

Dubuque Farmers’ Market Facebook | Dubuque Farmers’ Market Website

Inspiring Bee Jazz?

“The thing about our community is so great is that it’s so diverse, and people are starting to realize how diverse it is, and celebrating that fact and all coming together as ONE… I think everyone has a story to tell that will inspire. ” -Sara Post

Bee Branch Creek Greenway- The gateway for storm water removal? 

August 18- Dubuque and… All That Jazz!!!

StAcks. KC3. Ex17.

KC3. Tim would especially like to thank the dedicated members who have assisted in transforming the space.  Without them this would not be possible. Just this segment here!

SmokeStAcks.  Join Susan on her adventure from New York to Dubuque, Iowa in our featured Women’s Segment! Just this segment here!

 

Ex17. Hear it from Executive Director Dan LoBianco!

 

Magnificent May!

From Teeny Weeny Toys to Backpocket, this podcast has been quite an adventure!

*Kayla & Chisum Pike started an adventure last year at Farmers’ Market.  Now they are bricks and mortar!  Listen to her interview only here!

*Andy Skelton attempts to contain his excitement about Backpocket Taproom…. Listen to his interview only here!

*and… Jo Lynn Pike (DMS- Office/ Market Manager) gets pulled away from her market preparations!

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DMS Podcast Presents… President Wagener, March 2017

Dubuque Main Street’s (DMS) Board of Director’s President, Chad Wagener, gives insight to the best way to engage with DMS: Through Volunteering!  Join him for this exclusive interview of the advancements DMS has made in the past 5 years, and the direction DMS looks to take in the next 5 years.  Wagener has much to share in 14 minutes, so take a moment to share in our NEW PODCAST Series!

ABOUT CHAD:

          Chad Wagener, current Dubuque Main Street (DMS) Board President, initially became involved with DMS by serving beverages  for the Dubuque Jaycees at Dubuque and… All That Jazz over ten years ago.  Chad represented the Dubuque Jaycees by joining the DMS Jazz planning committee.  In 2010, a director position opened on the DMS Board.  Chad took his leadership experiences with the Dubuque Jaycees and joined the DMS Board of Directors.  Beginning in 2012, Chad moved to serve on the Executive Board of Directors, where he has previously held the positions of Secretary and Vice President.  Chad has also chaired or served on the Jazz, Economic Development, Investment Drive, Puttzin Around Downtown, Annual Meeting and Executive committees.

Chad is a Vice President of Commercial Lending at Premier Bank in Dubuque and lives in Asbury with his wife Michelle and three children, Lily, Owen and Anna.

April 2017: Listen in for some EXCLUSIVE interviews with new business owners in DOWNTOWN DUBUQUE!