Getting connected to the land and its bounty is a wonderful way of life in Gays Mills. Hunting for mushrooms, excellent fishing, and abundant apple crops await you in the Apple Capital of Wisconins. Enterprising farmers marketing delicious and healthful fresh foods, and a variety of game available for the hunt beckon the visitor and make life in these Occooch Mountains of the Drifltess Region a unique place to experience.
Located in Gays Mills, Song's Mushroom Farm produces 4000 lbs per week of delicious and healthfully produced shitake and white button mushrooms for the markets of Chicago and Minneapolis, providing a local option to imported and preserved mushrooms from around the world.
The Drifltess Brewing Company, a micro brewery drawing from the pristine waters found in the the Knapps Creek watershed produce artisinal brews.
The Kickapoo Culinary Center is available to support enterprising food artists and producers intent on creating great food available year around.
For more information on local production and food enterprises, contact Brad Niemcek of the Kickapoo Culinary Center at 608-735-4341.