Local & Sustainably Grown
Fifth Season sells a full product line of local items including meats, dairy, fresh produce, dry goods and frozen products. Buyers and distributors trust Fifth Season to provide sustainable, stand-out, diverse, local food with traceability and the stories of our growers.
Learn more about our growers & processors here!
Our definition of local is a 150 mile radius of the Viroqua, Wisconsin area which includes the markets and products produced in Madison, Eau Claire, Dubuque and Rochester.
The Fifth Season Cooperative cares for the Earth and for our communities. We support economic, environmental, social, and the nutritional well-being of the region we live in.
We promote food that is raised or processed…
With conservation practices in place focusing on preservation of land, water, and air.
Following a bio diverse model. (field and crop rotation, minimal or no use of chemical pesticides)
With animal welfare at the forefront; treating animals humanely by allowing stock to carry out their natural behaviors.
And is economically viable for farmers, ensuring farmers are paid a fair wage.
And is socially just; allowing workers to be paid fair and competitive wages and benefits, providing a safe environment and proper living conditions