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
Check out this video and description from a team working on Composting in Milwaukee: The first half shows what we are trying to accomplish, the second who we are. The goal of the 2-year project, funded by a USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) grant, is to develop and agree on a plan to … Continue reading Food Waste Composting in Milwaukee
Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program The Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Program provides grants to non-profits to increase the number of military veterans gaining knowledge and skills through comprehensive, hands-on and immersive model farm and ranch programs offered regionally that lead to successful careers in the food and agricultural sector. … Continue reading NIFA Grant Program: Ag Opportunities for Veterans
Hello, I would like to share our internship information in the WLFN listserv. I have attached a visual image and have an additional description typed up below: Come join Farmshed, in downtown Stevens Point, where we are working to grow a resilient local food system! We are hiring eight intern positions this Spring, from graphic design … Continue reading Farmshed is Hiring Interns!
Join our team! National Farm to School Network is hiring for our next Executive Director and a Policy Specialist. Learn more at www.farmtoschool.org/employment. Executive Director - Remote Position National Farm to School Network seeks a dynamic, values-driven and collaborative leader as Executive Director. The Executive Director leads innovation and strategic growth toward accomplishing the mission of the organization. In partnership … Continue reading National Farm to School Network is hiring
Although the webinar panel is focused on Cooperative Extension learnings, the webinar is open to all educators in the food system who want to incorporate a racial equity lens in their work. – ------ Rich Pirog – MSU Center for Regional Food Systems Building Racial Equity Within Cooperative Extension: Tools, Takeaways, and National Strategies Thursday, December 13 … Continue reading Building Racial Equity Within Cooperative Extension
November 9, 2018 Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) The purpose of the SCRI program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture, including conventional and organic … Continue reading NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative
Farm to School Month may be ending, but there are still more than four weeks left to submit your application for funding through the FY 2019 Farm to School Grant Program.
Weekly Review: Events & More!
On October 26th, 2018, the Wisconsin Local Food Network organized the Local Food Expo as part of the amazing event: the Edible Startup Summit. The Edible Startup Summit is an annual day-long event for new and growing food and farming businesses in Wisconsin. Sharon Lezberg from UW-Extension Dane County was the key organizer, and she … Continue reading Thanks to Local Food Expo participants!
Whether you're applying to participate in the Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm or you’re simply interested in developing your own independent farm business plan, this workshop is for you.
Join a seasoned group of Wisconsin agricultural educators to talk about a wide range of education, training, and farm placements.
The Food, Faith and Farming Network will be hosting a follow-up meeting to the Rural Listening Session held in five Southwestern Wisconsin locations in February/March of this past year.
Accounting Manager Position with Wisconsin Farmers Union
WLFN will be speaking at the next Milwaukee Food Council Meeting on Nov 15, 2018
This high tunnel short course on November 5th is offered in Iowa but open to extension staff, growers, and other educators from surrounding states.
Come join us for our FIRST-EVER Something Special from Wisconsin™ event as we celebrate Wisconsin’s finest products and services during the biggest gift giving holiday season. Sponsored by Something Special from Wisconsin™ member, Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters. Name: Holiday Market Date: December 1, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST Location: Comfort Suites Johnson … Continue reading Holiday Market
Weekly Review: Workshops, Resources, and More!
Driftless Wine & Cheese Trail. Popular Trail draws visitors to 14 wineries and cheese producers throughout Southwestern Wisconsin
Organic Vegetable Farm Manager Apprenticeship Launched