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Wisconsin Local Food Network strives to increase communication, coordination, equity, and participation in local, resilient, sustainable, healthy food and agricultural systems.

Our listserv was started in 2007 to help local food organizations across the state communicate and coordinate resources.

This post is a weekly summary of WLFN’s progress, partners, and learning.


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Nutrition Incentive Network
Thank you to the Nutrition Incentive Network for further discussing partnering to help food access across Wisconsin!

Food & the Wisconsin Idea
Thank you to Food and the Wisconsin Idea for planning our upcoming session! Stay tuned for more info from Food and the Wisconsin Idea!
Food and the Wisconsin Idea


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See
WiLocalFood.com/JobBoard
for all our current postings! 


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BIKE THE BARNS – Fairshare CSA
September 16th
Nishan Park in Reedsburg, WI
Register by September 6th for Bike the Barns!

Cut Flower Field Day
September 19th, 10am – 3pm
Greenlight Farm in Prairie Farm, WI

Dairy Pasture Walk
September 20th, 12:30-3pm
Hillside Dairy Farm, N3689 Riley Rd, Catawba, WI 54515.

Community Prosperity Alliance BBQ Social
September 22nd, 4 – 7pm
English Ridge Orchard, County Highway A Richland Center, WI

See the
Wisconsin Local Food Calendar
for more information!

 


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Agricultural Grant Workshops
Extension is partnering with the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, DATCP, and USDA SARE to offer four workshops around the state on grant writing for farmers.
See Flyer: Updated -ag grants workshop 2018 flyer


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Beginning farmer education video featuring Janet Gamble
Ryan Schone of Milwaukee County Extension put together this program on North Avenue in Milwaukee on May 2, which was funded in part by the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Program.

https://youtu.be/vYACExuMcxQ

It’s worth every minute for beginning fruit & vegetable farmers!


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