September 21, 2022

Party Like a Hobbit this September 22nd

by Katie Glaudell September 22nd marks Hobbit Day, celebrating the three-foot-tall heroes of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novels, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Every year fans gather for picnics, dinner parties, movie marathons, and more. Marché patrons are sure to find some common ground with Hobbits, who famously love to “eat, and drink, often and heartily.” “They like parties and they like to give […]
March 6, 2022

Spirited Women by Daniel Sirko

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day, and all of March is Women’s History Month – both recognizing the cultural, historical, political, and economic achievements of women. In addition to  the numerous accomplished cheesemakers, we feature a number of women-produced wines and spirits that will be featured each week throughout March.  Here are just a few of the women we […]
March 6, 2022

Rockstar Women Cheesemakers by Molly Hess

March marks the observance of Women’s History Month, to spotlight the cultural, historical, political, and economic achievements of women.  Here at Marché, that means giving gratitude to and shouting out the amazing women producers and their edible arts featured in our shop.  The lineup in our cheese cases is pretty incredible from the Midwest alone.  There are many opportunities while […]
February 21, 2022

Can I Eat This? by Molly Hess

The cheese counter question as old as time itself: Do I eat the rind?  You’ve got a wedge in your hot little hands but need to figure out your attack plan. Sometimes, with waxed-coated wedges of Gouda or Manchego, the answer is pretty clear. The wilder, natural formations though, can sometimes throw you for a loop. That toothy bite of […]