Facilities in Vernon County


Food Enterprise Center available for multi-tenant lease:
100,000 square foot Industrial building on 15 acres of flat terrain at
1201 North Main Street, Viroqua with frontage to US Hwy 14/61 and State Hwy 27.  Loading docks, ample parking, value-added kitchens, custom built out tenant spaces.

Click here for a list of tenants

For more information contact:

Susan Noble
Executive Director

Coon Valley‘s Industrial Park currently has approximately 20 acres available to be developed out of the original 57 acres. Water and sewer are available and remaining land parcel sizes are negotiable.  Current businesses include: ATI Forged Products, Borah Teamwear, Chaseburg Manufacturing Inc., Industrial Heat Transfer, Krause Konstruction, and Star Storage.  

Ken Phillips


Hillsboro’s North Industrial Park currently has about 13 acres remaining to be developed out of the original 60 acres.  Convenient access is available to Hwy 80, 33 and 82.  This Industrial Park is home to Whitehall Specialties, METCO, Ohio Earth Food, Champion House, and Verbsky Enterprises. 

Available Enterprise Dr. industrial lots in the North Industrial Park:

For more information about purchasing and developing the industrial lots, please contact:

Adam Sonntag
City Administrator


Hillsboro’s South Industrial Park is currently full, but additional adjacent land may become available in the future.  This Industrial Park is home to Kouba Well Drilling, Hillsboro Cement Products, Hillsboro Riverview Dairy, Prairie Ready Mix, and Slama Enterprises. 

For more information about the South Industrial Park, please contact:

Adam Sonntag
City Administrator

Viola's Industrial Park has complete infrastructure with paved streets, water, sewer, 3-phase power and immediate access to State Hwy 131 South.  Currently there are 3-5 acres available to be developed.  The Park is home to a company called GoMacro which manufactures all natural food bars.

Beth A. Campbell
Village of Viola
Clerk, Treasurer, Administrator
(608) 627-1831 #12


The city-owned industrial park has 38 acres available out of the original 125 for development. Water, sewer, and electric service are installed to the property line and the streets are paved. Businesses in the park include:  Animal Tracks, Archer Daniels Midland, Elegant Stone Products, Food Enterprise Center, Key Ingredients, Nelson Global Products, Inc., Sleepy Hollow Auto, Southwest Sanitation, Vernon County Humane Society, Vernon Economic Development Association, VARC, Viroqua Dental Center, Wal-Mart, and the grounds for Wild West Days.

For up-to-date information on availability of parcels to build on contact:

Jeff Gohlke


Westby’s Industrial Park of 80 acres has all utilities available to all lots and convenient access to Hwy 14 and 27.  It is currently full with the following businesses:  Badger Environmental, Christiana/Westby Townships Fire Station, DHIA Milk Testing, Dollar General, George’s Auto Shop, GM Rentals, Hansen’s IGA, Premier Co-op Grain Drying, Iverson Woodworking Shop, Leer Wood Industries Sawmill, Midwest Fuels, ORC Industries, River City Ready Mix, Taylor Made Storage, Janzen Concrete, Westby Car Wash, Dairyland Shrimp, Good Gifts LLC, Timberland Trophies, and Westby Coop Credit Union.

Ron Janzen (Director of Public Works)


The next Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club meeting is Wednesday, November 14th at the Food Enterprise Center, 1201 North Main Street in Viroqua. Networking starts at 5:30, program begins at 6:00 pm.

Beyond your Shoebox…Getting ready for your accountant” brings Cathy Kulig, CPA and Tax Manager with Johnson Block and Company, Inc. to discuss specific things your accountant ought to know about you and how to organize your financial data.

Whether you have an idea or just like to think different, join us for a dynamic evening of networking with lots of creative people. Everyone is welcome!

Click here for more info on the I&E Club

Watch a profile of Fizzeology, a tenant in the Food Enterprise Center

FEC Tenants Win Big at State Fair

New Thursday Farmers Market in Ontario

WWBIC award for work with entrepreneurs

The Food Enterprise Center and Viroqua are featured in national online Ozy news magazine

Read national online news about the economy of local food in our region

VEDA is celebrating their Tenth Anniversary

See three local businesses on Wisconsin Public Television's "Wisconsin Foodie" program

Read the economic impact of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Winter Festival

Read about Vernon County in national e-magazine, Business in Focus

Read 2016 USDA Rural America report

Read  Vernon County 2015 Workforce & Economic Profile

Read Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Report

Read about Wisco Pop in the Wisconsin State Journal

Food Enterprise Center's Wisco Pop featured in Milwaukee magazine

Read about bike friendly towns through Travel Wisconsin

Read about food insecurity in the region

Read newsletter from Fifth Season Cooperative

Food Enterprise Center is highlighted in national news

The work of the Community Hunger Solutions project

USDA grant helps businesses grow

Solar project at the Food Enterprise Center

Smart Rural Community Award for Communication Infrastructure

Exploring Home Care issues in Vernon County region

Read the Wisconsin Economic Outlook report

Food Enterprise Center receives Top Rural Initiative award

Vernon Electric Co-op's Community Solar project

Read Rural Wisconsin Today 2014 report for rural trends

MRRPC's Business Financing Guide

Click here for more articles in the News Archive

Quick VEDA Contact Info

Susan Noble
Executive Director, Vernon Economic Development Association
1201 North Main Street,
Suite 6, Viroqua WI 54665