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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. We started in 2007 helping local food organizations across the state communicate and coordinate resources. This post is a weekly summary of WLFN’s progress, partners, and learning.heading_wlfn features
2019 summit save the date 2019 Hunger & Health Summit
WLFN is partnering with Feeding Wisconsin for this year’s annual summit! We want you to participate!

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WLFN Day in MILWAUKEE!

  1. Milwaukee Food Council
  2. Pete’s Fruit Market on Milwaukee Southside
  3. Tandem Restaurant
  4. Fondy Food Center

Thanks to Francie Dekker, FoodWIse Program Administrator – Milwaukee County, for organizing a tour of great Milwaukee food initiatives!

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Food, Faith & Farming Network
Thanks to the Food, Faith, and Farming Network for having a great Harvest Celebration and for inviting Jessica to present about the Wisconsin Local Food Network.

FEAST! Local Foods Marketplace
Thanks to FEAST! for discussing how WLFN can help out with this year’s Local Food Marketplace!

WLFN will be listed in the Farm Fresh Atlas for 2019
You can list your business or organization too! Showcase Your Commitment to Local Food and Reach Consumers by Listing or Advertising in the Farm Fresh Atlas of WI! 

Food & the Wisconsin Idea
Thanks to Food and the Wisconsin Idea for a great event this week, discussing farming programs and creating opportunities for future farmers!

 

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Resilient Farms Conference Dec 11th Wisconsin Dells
Resilient Farms Conference Will Help Farmers Explore Ideas for Creating New Revenue

Building Racial Equity Within Cooperative Extension
Webinar open to everyone on Dec 13

Organic 2051: Forum on the Future of Farming
Organic 2051: Forum on the Future of Farming MOSES invites farmers, researchers, ag professionals, and other thought-leaders to apply to participate in an innovative, forward-thinking forum taking place Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 (the day before the MOSES Conference) in La Crosse, Wis.

11th Annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference
Join the WI Sustainable Business Council for their 11th Annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference.

Holiday Market

Join Something Special from Wisconsin™ for their FIRST EVER event as they celebrate Wisconsin’s finest products and services during the biggest gift giving holiday season.

Take Root Veteran Program
Take Root Veteran Program | Apply by 12/10, program launches January 2019!

Having an event? 

Send the the details to us, and we’ll add it to our WLFN Public Calendar!

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NIFA Grant Program: Ag Opportunities for Veterans

NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative

Farm to School Grant Program RFA

Know of a funding opportunity?

Send the description to us, and we’ll add it to our WLFN Funding Connection! 

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Purdue is hiring
Urban Ag Educator & Local Food Coordinator

Farmshed is Hiring Interns!
Join the team at Farmshed by applying for an internship today!

Food Link is hiring
Development and Communications Coordinator

Whole Earth Market Coop is hiring!
Whole Earth Market Coop is looking for an innovative, energetic, full-time General Manager

NEW Organic Vegetable Farm Manager Apprenticeship
Organic Vegetable Farm Manager Apprenticeship Launched

Take Root Veteran Program
Take Root Veteran Program | Apply by 12/10, program launches January 2019!

Are you hiring?

Send your job description to us, and we’ll add it to our WLFN Job Board

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