Six weeks till the award-winning Soil Sisters weekend Aug. 2-4, 2019 with a variety of on-farm workshops, culinary events and NEW in 2019 two Bus Tours of Farms! You can see the 5 components tab on the top of Soil Sisters main website to help plan your weekend. Note all events are ticketed and do … Continue reading Soil Sisters Weekend August 2 – 4 in Southern WI
The Feeding Wisconsin Statewide SNAP Outreach team will be facilitating a webinar to discuss hunger-relief outreach in rural communities and provide opportunities for engagement in connecting community members to SNAP outreach services. If you are interested in joining a network of rural hunger fighting champions, register for our webinar by visiting our website at http://www.getaquestcard.org/webinars-and-events/. … Continue reading Join us for a Rural Outreach Webinar June 27th @ 1PM (CST)
This summer, the American Horticultural Society's National Children and Youth Symposium is coming to Madison! This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with and learn from garden-based educators and leading experts in the field from representatives of renowned organizations such as Life Lab, The Edible School Yard , and Kidsgardening.org. Pashon Murray from Detroit Dirt … Continue reading The National Children and Youth Garden Symposium is coming to Wisconsin!
Attend the next Collaborative Planning Meeting! - Date: June 6th, 2:00 - 3:30 pm - Location: Video conference via Zoom: link will be provided soon! - Agenda will be posted here: Agenda Review notes from the May 6th Collaborative Planning Meeting linked here for more details. If you can't make it, you can still … Continue reading Collaborative Planning Meeting – June 6th at 2pm on Zoom
Check out the 3 upcoming CRAFT Field Day events below! Livestock: Chickens and Sheep Brodhead, WI | June 9th | 10am - 3pm | FREE for Non-MembersThis field day will feature a tour of Riemer Family Farm. During this tour, you'll learn about how you can incorporate animals into your farm operation. They'll talk about raising … Continue reading Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Days in June and July!
Job Announcements: The Savanna Institute is inviting applications for three positions: an associate director, a tree crop development lead, and a communicationsspecialist. Details and applications at savannainstitute.org/jobs. Save the Date: Mark your calendars for the National Good Food Network (NGFN) Conference in New Orleans next March! The NGFN Conference is a comprehensive, practitioner-driven conference for sharing … Continue reading Job Announcements & a Save the Date!
Submit proposals for a workshop/presentation session at the 2020 GrassWorks Grazing Conference, January 23 – 25, 2020 in Wisconsin Dells, WI. This year’s conference theme is Regenerating our GRASS roots. Apply and learn more here! Applications are due June 14th.
Attend the next Collaborative Planning Meeting! Date: June 6th, 2:00 - 3:30 pm Location: Video conference via Zoom Zoom Link https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/2731128936 Audio option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 273 112 8936 Agenda will be posted here: Agenda: GOOGLE DOC Review: Follow-Up from May 6th Collaborative Planning Meeting for more details. If you can't make it, you can still be involved! Simply schedule a … Continue reading Collaborative Planning Meeting – June 6th at 2pm
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The healthTIDE network is hosting it's 2nd annual Wavemaker Summit in Madison on May 7th
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LOCAL FOOD EXPO during the 2019 Hunger & Health Summit
Madison College is excited to offer two new workshops on farm financial management this spring semester at the Portage Campus through the new Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (ISA).
Join us in a Conversation about putting Resilient, Healthy, Local Agriculture & Food on the Wisconsin Governor's agenda!
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Resilient Farms Conference Will Help Farmers Explore Ideas for Creating New Revenue Release Date: November 9, 2018 Rebecca Binsfeld, Compeer Financial Client Education Consultant, Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org Trisha Wagner, UW-Extension Farm Management Program, email@example.com Faced with lower milk and commodity prices, many Wisconsin farmers are looking to diversify and add new revenue streams. Towards that end, Compeer Financial and … Continue reading Resilient Farms Conference Dec 11th Wisconsin Dells
Join the WI Sustainable Business Council for their 11th Annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference. The 2018 Conference will be held at the Monona Terrace on December 13th. Sustainability leaders from Wisconsin companies (including many food and agriculture companies) will talk about strategies, actions, results and impacts of sustainability projects and initiatives. By bringing businesses together, the conference creates a … Continue reading 11th Annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference
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. This event will bring together 100 change-makers in the organic community to identify current resources, … Continue reading Organic 2051: Forum on the Future of Farming