Our Gardens are in Full Bloom!

FullSizeRenderGrowing season is at its peak- and we are reaping the benefits from our Machine Shed Gardens! Stop into your local Shed to see what fresh vegetable they are serving up this week.

Our Davenport Machine Shed just picked tomatoes and cucumbers- that means fresh BLT’s and a new batch of Shed Pickles!

IMG_3629Don’t forget to check out our eBook, Farm to Fork to learn more about fresh produce at our Machine Sheds!

The Machine Shed at EAA Airventure

imagesIt has become a Machine Shed tradition to participate in EAA Airventure each year in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This year EAA Airventure takes place July 25-31. What is Airventure? It is “aerobatics, informative programs and hands-on workshops, diverse aircraft spanning all eras of flight, concerts to keep you rockin’ into the night, and much, much more.” The Machine Shed is serving up some of your favorite dishes in their Hanger and Ultralight Cafe. Come check out the airshows and activities, and stop by and see us if you are in the area!

Local Beers at the Shed!


Not only is the Machine Shed Restaurant Dedicated to the American Farmer, but we are dedicated to our local brewer! Each of our Sheds feature a selection of rotating craft beers from our favorite local breweries. Stop by your local Machine Shed to check out the selection.

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New Glarus Brewing Company


Ale Asylum

Capital Brewery

Fox River Brewing

Stone Arch Brew House

Davenport, IA

Great River Brewery

Lake Elmo, MN

Grain Belt Beer

Summit Brewing

Pewaukee, WI

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Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Rockford, IL

Goose Island Beer Co.

Pecatonica Beer Co.

Urbandale, IA

Confluence Brewing Company

Backpocket Brewing

Exile Brewing Company

Fair season is here!

Come visit the Machine Shed at these fun summer fairs and attractions – and be sure to check out our eBook to learn more about what is going on at the Shed this summer!




Love our Beef Brisket? Learn how to make it!

Learn from our Machine Shed Urbandale Chef, Brian Pomerenk, how to make our Beef Brisket!


Calling all Wisconsin Farmers!

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Kids Cooking Classes!

IMG_5693Our Kids Cooking Classes are always a blast- and last week at the Urbandale Machine Shed was no exception! Chef Brian taught the thirty-four kids how to make Wild Berry Shortcake with Fresh Whipped Cream with Mint Leaves from our Shed Garden. The kids not only got to learn to cook, but got to visit our garden and learn all about Farm to Table at The Shed!

Interested in attending one of our classes? Call or stop in to sign up!

Come see the remodeled Pewaukee Shed!

IMG_3404If you are in the Pewaukee, Wisconsin area you HAVE to check out the completed remodel at The Shed! The bar has a fresh new look, there is a brand new salad bar and a newly organized gift shop. Don’t worry, the menu hasn’t changed – come check it out and enjoy your favorite menu item.

Tips from the Machine Shed Garden!

Planting tomatoes in your garden this summer? Check out some tips from Jeff Grunder at the Davenport Machine Shed, and learn more about  his garden at the restaurant. 

Farmers Market Giveaway!

Have you seen our Farmers Market eBook yet? If not, you can download it here. To celebrate our eBook, we are giving away some of our favorite farmers market inspired items from the Machine Shed Gift Shop! To enter, tell us your favorite thing about going to the farmers market in the comments section. We will pick one lucky winner on Monday June 20th.

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