Milwaukee’s North Side | BBQ

In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie we explore Milwaukee’s North Side, a once thriving African American community that has fallen on hard times recently. We profile several individuals changing the course from a Food Desert to an Urban Ag epicenter. We visit with Young Kim of the Fondy Food Center as he celebrates the market’s opening weekend with a BBQ competition. Then we travel a couple blocks away to one of Milwaukee’s most abundant gardens, Alice’s Garden where we meet with Venice Williams. Finally we visit Milwaukee’s iconic Speed Queen BBQ and get a tour from owner Giovanni Gillespie.

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Thanks to our Underwriters: The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Outpost Natural Foods Co-op, Wollersheim Winery, Travel Wisconsin, Alterra Coffee Roasters, Visit Milwaukee, Something Special from Wisconsin

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Produced in Association with: Wisconsin Public Television & Library Films
Director | Producer: Arthur Ircink
Host | Producer: Kyle Cherek
Cinematographers: Arthur Ircink, Mark Escribano, Spencer Chumbley
Editors: Arthur Ircink, Amanda Griffin
Music: Allen Cote, Django Reinhardt

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