Farm to table your sort of eats? Madison's always got something fresh on the menu.
Artisan ingredients and handcrafted wine. Harvested, cooked and served on a 21-acre family farm and vineyard. Mouth watering yet? Campo di Bella serves up a special farm-to-table feast each weekend. Complete with traditional Italian style and seasonal fare.
Classic farm-to-table food right on the Capitol Square. It doesn't get much better than that. L'Etoile is a fine dining destination serving local and seasonal offerings for the past 40 years. Looking for accolades? Check out Harvest, named one of America's top farm-to-table restaurants by Gourmet Magazine. Keep things fresh with rotating meals and grass-fed animals at Graze. Each spot features ingredients from small farms in the region, and change the menu with the availability of produce.
Good Eats in Greater Madison
You'll find sustainable, seasonal selections throughout Madison. Lombardino's is nestled near the University of Wisconsin campus, and one of the top five Italian restaurants by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Searching for something hyper-local? Check out Fuegos on Williamson Street - or Willy Street as locals call it. They serve up herbs grown in their own patio garden and use farm-fresh ingredients in their dishes.
Throughout Greater Madison, you'll get a chance to enjoy seasonal and sustainable selections, from food carts on campus to traditional neighborhood spots like Lombardino's. Nestled near the University, Lombardino's is considered one of the top five Italian restaurants by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fuegos on Williamson Street serves up herbs grown in its own patio garden and uses farm-fresh ingredients in its dishes. Like local foods with a creative twist. Check out Crema Cafe in Monona, where inventive and sustainable meet. And you most don't want to miss Mazomanie's Old Feed Mill, where you'll find old-fashioned favorites from pot roasts to bread pudding.
Get your fill of green to go with fresh shopping options all around Madison. REAP Food Group features a local food system that supports small family farms and locally-owned businesses. Willy Street Co-op has some of Madison's largest consumer-owned natural food stores, with locations on the East, West and North sides of town. You'll find locally-sourced ingredients and prepared dishes alongside hundreds of freshly-produced items each day.
Want to buy directly from the farmers themselves? Dane County Farmers' Market is America's largest producer-only farmers market. It takes place around the Capitol Square on Saturdays from mid-April through mid-November. Not available Saturdays? Don't worry. Madison has farmer's markets every day of the week.