What happened to Wisconsin breweries during prohibition?

Wisconsin is known for producing a lot of products, like cheese, milk, and beer. It’s the state’s history with the beer industry that made one listener wonder what happened to Wisconsin’s breweries during prohibition.

This story is part of Wisconsin Life and WPR's WHYsconsin project. What have you always wondered about Wisconsin, its people or its culture that you want WHYsconsin to look into? You ask the questions, and we find the answers!


Wisconsin Life # 906: Native Wellness Garden

Angela Fitzgerald is off to Milwaukee to uncover the practices and processes behind the Native Wellness Garden. This urban garden is run by the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, and practices sustainable agriculture in a growing space supporting First Nation communities.

Organic farmer grows crops and care

When it comes to organic farming Robert Pierce has the answers. “I believe that if you eat healthy foods, you get a healthy mind.” Pierce learned about food at an early age from his grandmother on Madison’s Southside.

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