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cropped-cropped-wlfn-logo-22.jpgWisconsin 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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New Leaf Foods Forum
Thanks to new friends in Green Bay for discussing ways to increase regional food systems work!

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers
Thanks to 16th Street Community Health Centers for connecting about all the great work you’re doing in Milwaukee!

Milwaukee YMCA
Thanks to the Y in Milwaukee for discussing ways to build better food systems work across the state!

Crossroads Resource Center
Thanks to Crossroads Resource Center for discussing community food assessments and ways to measure all the great food systems work going on in Wisconsin!


Wisconsin Local Food Network is collaborating with UW-Extension Dane County to hold a LOCAL FOOD EXPO for all participants of this year’s Edible Startup Summit!

Edible Startup Summit 2018
Dane County UW-Extension
Friday, October 26, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CDT)
Madison, WI
Register Here!

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Edible Startup Summit and WLFN LOCAL FOOD EXPO! Thanks to our new partners at UW-Extension Dane County for collaborating to kick off the FIRST EVER WLFN Local Food EXPO, which will be held at the Edible Startup Summit on October 26th, 8 – 5:30 pm, in Madison. New and Expanding Food Businesses from across Wisconsin are welcome! 
Register here!

Sustain Dane Summit
November 2, 2018
Madison, WI
Learn more and register for the Sustain Dane Summit here
Young leaders (ages 24 or younger) can register for only $20.
If price is a barrier for you, just contact lucy@sustaindane.org for scholarship opportunities.

Soil Health Testing Kit and Training
Friday, October 12, 2018, 9:30AM – 3PM
C & C Farms LLC, Near W6322 Willow Bend Rd, Walworth Wisconsin

Advanced Soil Health Training
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 9AM – 3PM
Marshfield Ag Research Station, 2611 Yellowstone Dr, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Fifth Annual Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch
The Crunch is an annual event celebrating National Farm to School Month, our local farmers, healthy school food, and strong communities

See the
WLFN Public Calendar
for all events!



in Southwest Wisconsin!

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PDF – Driftless Poultry Processing Press release 2018

WORD document version (to send to newspapers)

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See the
WLFN Funding Connection
for all announcements!

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See the
WLFN Job Board
for previously listed jobs

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