The Cabin

The History of Discover Wisconsin: 80's to Today

Episode Summary

This episode's Campfire Conversation takes us back in time to 1987 - the year Discover Wisconsin was created - and we're joined by Rick Rose, the son of Discover Wisconsin's founder, Dick Rose. Our Behind-The-Scenes segment is going to get cheesy as Eric shares some of his favorite memories from filming the Wisconsin Cheese Renaissance episode of Discover Wisconsin. Continue the adventure by following us on Facebook & Instagram (@DiscoverWisconsin) and join our Facebook Group: Around the Campfire with Discover Wisconsin.

Episode Notes

The Cabin by Discover Wisconsin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association, and this week we're featuring Dane County - the second most populous county in the state. 

Campfire Conversation: Rick Rose takes us back to start when Discover Wisconsin was first dreamt up in 1987. As a longtime former host of the show Rick shares his perspective with two current hosts and talks about some major changes the show seen over the years. 

Behind-the-Scenes: Eric takes the reigns on this segment as we touch on some of the highlights from the Wisconsin Cheese Renaissance episode of DW.  From the Master Cheesemaker Program in Madison and center for dairy research to two of the worlds largest cheese competitions. 

Wisconsin in 72: Agrace Sups and Sounds 2/29, Leinie Lodge Summer Shandy Release Party 2/28, Bald Eagle Appreciation Days 2/29, Comfort Cove Ice Fishing Classic 2/29.