Farmers markets on Sundays, Clean Green salad menu and Eastern European wines

Markets support family farms

The Food, Faith and Farming Network hosts Sunday winter markets at Milwaukee-area churches with brunch featuring groceries provided by local farmers. The first market event will be held on January 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the North Shore Congregational Church, 7330 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point.

Additional markets are February 5 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lake Park Lutheran Church, 2647 N. Stowell Ave.; February 12 at Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church, 2366 N. 80th St.; and on February 19 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 20275 Davidson Road, Brookfield.

For the full winter schedule and to learn more about the Food, Faith and Farming Network and its mission to support family farmers in Wisconsin, visit


Tre Rivali gets clean greens

Restaurant Tre Rivali, 200 N. Broadway, has partnered with Milwaukee’s municipal farm Hundred Acre to receive premium vegetables for the restaurant’s new Clean Green Salad lunch menu through February.

Available for eat-in or take-out, the lunch menu features salads made with locally sourced produce, harvested weekly without the use of pesticides or herbicides. The salad of grilled Treviso, a kind of chicory, contains pomegranate, candied walnuts and grated pecorino; The ELT has a soft boiled egg with cherry tomatoes, bacon, spring onions, potato crunch and basil buttermilk dressing. Additional salads include Green Goddess, citrus and winter greens, mixed leafy greens, and roasted beet salad. Chicken, salmon, steak or shrimp can be added to any salad.

Tre Rivali is located at the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel. For reservations and the full menu see

After a wine dinner in February with bottles from Eastern Europe, the Old Town Serbian Gourmet House caps the evening with a tasting of Serbian brandy.

Dinner in the old town offers special wines

Sample wines from Eastern Europe during a 5-course tasting dinner February 23 at Old Town Serbian Gourmet Restaurant, 522 W. Lincoln Ave.

It is the first wine dinner in the old town since the beginning of the pandemic. The wines come from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro. At the end of the evening, Serbian brandy syrup and Serbian coffee will be served.