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MEET: Jackie Gennett, of Bushel & Peck's (video)

August 29, 2011 at 5:47 pm


Whether it’s for Thursday night trivia, Friday night’s open mike, or just lunch with friends, it’s not at unusual to find downtown eatery/market/meeting place Bushel & Peck’s packed to the brim with Beloit College students and employees.

And co-owner Jackie Gennett definitely appreciates it. She told Beloit College Magazine that the Beloit College/Bushel & Peck’s connection even extends to her staff, which she estimates is three-quarters Beloit College students.

Hear more from Jackie on YouTube.

Name: Jackie Gennett
Occupation: Co-owner of Bushel & Peck’s Local Market; co-owner of Grass is Greener Organic Farm; co-owner of Little Green Dress.
Hometown/residence: Hometown is Chicago; residence is Monroe, Wis.
What's on your desert island jukebox? Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin, Ludacris, Alison Krauss.
Favorite meal?
An entire box of Back to Nature White Cheddar Spirals. Yes, we carry that at Bushel & Peck’s.
What can’t you live without?
Rufus, my dog.
If you were auditioning for American Idol, what would you sing?
“These Boots Are Made For Walking,” Nancy Sinatra.