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Host: Jason Hafeman

Business | Entrepreneurship

Every Saturday at 11:00, join Jason Hafeman for Let’s Get Local! Jason dives in to what local businesses and organizations are doing that make our community unique. Hear from business owners, non-profit directors, and community leaders about the importance of our local economy.

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Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network & Horticultural Therapy Symposium

June 24, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

During the first half of this week’s show, Harry Pulliam of Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network talks with Jason about the trends in rural agriculture and the importance of farming in our state. Mark Dwyer, horticulture expert and Healing Garden Manager at Edgerton Hospital, discusses the impact of gardening to help people’s health and wellbeing. Mark […]

Audio for the Arts, Backyard Transformation, & Madison Reading Project’s Read(y) to Wear event

June 10, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

Jason sits down with Buzz Kemper of Audio for the Arts to talk about his journey and the AFTA Team. Then Kayla Sipple with South Central Landscapes discusses outdoor spaces, retaining walls and outdoor kitchens. We finish with a visit from Rowan Childs, founder and executive director of Madison Reading Project, to highlight their Read(y) […]

Scentsation Garden Party, Shop Local Tour (Pride Month) & South Central Landscapes

June 3, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

Have you heard of Scentsation? Ann Heiden, Executive Director of Edgerton Hospital Foundation talks about this 2nd Annual Garden Party fundraiser. We stay on events as Colin Murray of Dane Buy Local discusses the June Shop Local Tour, themed for Pride Month. During the 2nd half of the show, think about your own backyard with […]

The Stories and Impact of WWBIC

May 27, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

Do you know WWBIC? This innovative statewide economic development organization has been helping Wisconsin citizens realize their dreams of owning their own business, since 1987. Alice Pauser, of WWBIC, joins with 3 business creators – Mark Espanol (The Boss and Spade Entertainment), Courtney Willegal (The Keep Calm Sensory Zone), and Erica Hainz (Fiddlesticks Knits) to […]

White Jasmine, Interpreters Coop, Shop Local Tour-Black Owned Businesses, & Hart Beat Boutique

May 20, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

This week on LGL, Jason talks cheeses and spices with Huma of White Jasmine, learns about the Interpreters Coop, from Steve Herrick during the first half of the show. Then the Shop Local Tour takes center stage — Colin Murray of Dane Buy Local and Donna Hart-Tervalon (owner of Hart Beat Boutique), fill us in […]

Edgerton Hospital and Health Services & St. Vincent De Paul Madison

May 13, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

On this week’s LGL, Jason talks with CEO, Marc Augsburger, about all of the good things happening just south of Madison, at Edgerton Hospital and Health Services. Expanded specialty services, a new clinic in downtown Edgerton with 3 Mental Health providers, and the hospital’s 100 anniversary are just some of the topics! In the 2nd […]

Building Families Alliance of Wisconsin, Kylee’s Gift Cottage, and Local Events

April 29, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

Jason’s back to turn the spotlight on local events and organizations! Colin Murray, Executive Director of Dane Buy Local, & Co-owner of Kylee’s Gift Cottage, updates us on upcoming events and opportunites to engage with local businesses. Colin also shares a bit about his dog (Kylee) and the buisness he and his partner named after […]

Local Events and Initiatives, Nonprofit Fundraising, & Dispelling Myths about Participating in Martial Arts

April 15, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

Jason gives some love to Chef Oscar Villareal (owner/founder of Migrants restaurant), gives some insight from a nonprofit fundraiser’s perspective, and highlights some upcoming events with Dane Buy Local and at Garver Feed Mill. 2nd half of the show members of the Forward Thai Boxing team join him to dispell some of the myths about […]

Ulla Eyewear, Evolution Financial & Home Buyers Round Table of Dane County

April 8, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

Spring has sprung and Ulla Eyewear can help you be ready for it with their Sunglasses Sale (starting April 15th)! Sue Peck, talks about the importance of living the life you want to live. Plus, it’s Fair Housing month, so time to hear about the good work of the Home Buyers Round Table of Dane […]

Race Day Events, Dane County Food Collective, Tisha’s Delicious Bakery & Stoughton’s Matt and Gwen Griffey

April 1, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM UTC

This week Jason catches up to Mason with Race Day Events, talks food with Meghan with the DC Food Collective and Tisha of Tisha’s Delicious Bakery and finds out what’s happening in Stoughton with Matt and Gwen Griffey of Stoughton’s Best After School programs, Kicks Unlimited and an upcoming Easter Egg Hunt.