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Danielle Endvick

Danielle Endvick

Danielle Endvick is the communications director for Wisconsin Farmers Union, a grassroots organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for family farmers, rural communities, and all people through educational opportunities, cooperative endeavors, and civic engagement. She grew up on a dairy farm in northwestern Wisconsin and now raises beef cattle on her family’s Runamuck Ranch in Chippewa County.

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Male farmer pouring raw milk into container with dairy cows in background on a dairy farm with cows

Our food system needs a major overhaul 

By: - January 4, 2022

My youngest son has a nervous tic that causes him to do a quirky series of rapid-fire squints when he’s anxious. It is rather endearing but became concerning last month when paired with daily headaches and eye pain. A trip to the eye doctor revealed strain from farsightedness. Maybe it is the contemplative mood  that […]

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Photo courtesy of Danielle Endvick of the Wisconsin Farmers Union

It’s about time we changed deceptive meat labeling

By: - July 6, 2021

It’s a rite of summer to fire up the grill and enjoy burgers and steaks cooked to sizzling perfection. Or, in sadder cases, charred to an unrecognizable blackened blob. Whether you’re one of the lucky folks feasting on a grill master’s gourmet handiwork or instead find yourself chomping charred protein, do you know where the […]