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Apostle Islands BooksellersWe are proud to announce we are now accessible to wheelchairs. Just ask for the portable ramp!
Apostle Islands Booksellers is a full-service, locally-owned, independent bookstore located in Bayfield, Wisconsin on the south shore of Lake Superior. Our collection of books emphasizes the history, cultures, nature, lifestyle, cuisine and activities of our locale – the Apostle Islands, the Chequamegon region, Lake Superior, the Great Lakes, Ojibwe Country and the Northwoods.
We offer carefully selected general fiction and non-fiction titles of interest to residents of Bayfield, Washburn, Ashland and the surrounding communities as well as the many visitors who journey to the unique and spectacular settings of Madeline Island, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the Gaylord A. Nelson National Wilderness Area. We also carry a selection of quality accessories, maps and charts, and gift items with a regional flavor.
You will find us on Rittenhouse Avenue in the heart of historic Bayfield, Wisconsin across from the Big Water Café and Coffee Roasters. Come in and browse. If we don’t have just what you want, we can usually get it for you quickly or find an excellent alternative. Check our Events calendar and join us for author readings, book groups and other events to add a literary dimension to your Bayfield experience.
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The Cuban & Chequamegon Food Security Movements

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Theron and Demaris who recently traveled to Cuba for this talk on food movements in Cuba and the Chequamegon Bay region. Despite their radically different locations, both communities are deeply engaged in local, sustainable, and artisinal food strategies to achieve food security, if not food sovereignty.

Part of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Stewardship Speakers Series, this event is free and open to the public.

The talk will be held at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College (1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland).

We hope to see you there!

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