Recipes: Native Wild Rice (Manoomin) In honor of the annual wild rice harvest, we offer some special recipes in this post. Wild rice is different from commercially available rice. The rice is a highly-textured, uneven-grain, medium-brown in color with a nutty aroma. You can actually see the difference in the video below. If you cannot…

Read More

[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation e-newsletter. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were only recently able to receive the recognition plaque. The LDF Country Market team is proud to serve the community, keeping supplies flowing during the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who has come together to…

Read More

After 20 years working at the LDF Country Market, you would think Jeff Williams had seen it all. And then came the global pandemic—a history making event we had not experienced for 100 years. “It’s stressful for everyone,” Jeff says. “Everyone wonders if they’re going to catch covid and how it will impact them and…

Read More

Ordinarily, LDF Country Market Butcher Ann Christ likes to be on the meat department floor. She enjoys talking with customers. She takes time to discuss cuts of meat and educates people on how to prepare each cut. She enjoys reading their faces. But these are no ordinary times. The new normal forced upon the world…

Read More

When in crisis, we see heroes walk among us. Our very own John Edwards is one of those heroes. As an operations supervisor, John continues to work through the pandemic to ensure our community has access to supplies. “Living nearby the store, there’s no excuse for me to miss work,” John says. “You gotta pay…

Read More

We’re all hoping, of course, that things can get back to normal as soon as possible. However, many school districts across the State have already decided, or are deciding, to have school in any variety of forms, from in-person, remote, or a hybrid mix of various educational scenarios this fall. We want to help you…

Read More
new retail center & market

We recently launched some media spots describing all that our new facility has to offer. We had one from Ann Christ in our butcher’s shop and talked about the freshest meat produce and grocery in the area all being at LDF Country Market. With the addition of the smoke shop under the same roof it…

Read More
grilled fish tacos

Tailgating has existed ever since cavemen cooked meat over fire while watching their friends run from whatever predator was after them that day. Since that time there have been at least a couple of improvements in quality of food and cooking implements. Some of the more popular recipe improvements are discussed in this blog. To…

Read More
pasta

There’s dozens of ways to eat pasta. Almost too many variations! But it’s always delicious and hits the spot. Whether it’s in a lasagna or a bowl of spaghetti, pasta is one of the greatest food inventions of all time. We found a few fantastic recipes to share with you. And, you can find a…

Read More

J-E-L-L-O, the famous jingle is one of the most popular ads of all time and it has helped sell an awful lot of the powdered magic that becomes a fantastic fruity snack. However just making plain jello is actually quite limiting when you look at some of the fun ways to use it. We’ve found…

Read More