FOOD ACTIVISTS FROM ACROSS WISCONSIN WILL CONVERGE IN LA CROSSE AT FOOD SUMMIT ON JANUARY 12 AND 13, 2017

On January 12-13, 2017, The Wisconsin Local Food Network (WLFN) will hold its 11th Annual Summit at the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse, Wisconsin convening stakeholders from across the Wisconsin food system for learning, networking, and community building. WLFN is a network of individuals and organizations that works towards a Wisconsin food system that supports … Continue reading FOOD ACTIVISTS FROM ACROSS WISCONSIN WILL CONVERGE IN LA CROSSE AT FOOD SUMMIT ON JANUARY 12 AND 13, 2017

New Farm Bill Contains More Funds To Encourage Eating Local Foods

Program Will Influence Wisconsin Farmers Markets UPDATED: Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 11:42am By Maureen McCollum Listen The U.S. Senate has passed the long-awaited $956 billion Farm Bill, and a small portion of that funding will go towards programs aimed at growing local food systems. Funding for the Farmers' Market and Local Food Promotion Program tripled in this … Continue reading New Farm Bill Contains More Funds To Encourage Eating Local Foods

Farmers Needed in Africa – Farming and Teaching Opps (No formal teaching experience needed!)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 2014. We need your skills! GHANA or UGANDA: Teach at Agricultural College No teaching or university experience necessary. What is needed are farmers with a strong background in organic farming, perma-culture and/or sustainable agriculture. RWANDA: Cooperative Management After the genocide and after much agonizing reconciliation work, organizations and the national government realized that the next … Continue reading Farmers Needed in Africa – Farming and Teaching Opps (No formal teaching experience needed!)

There is still time to enroll this fall for: Sustainable Food and Ag Systems

Sustainable Food and Ag Systems Associate Degree At Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green BayApply Today! Classes start September 5th, 2013. Get detailed program info at http://www.nwtc.edu/sustainableagWith this 2 year associate degree program you’ll prepare for careers in sustainable garden & field crop production, livestock operations, & direct food processing, sales and marketing. Explore adding value … Continue reading There is still time to enroll this fall for: Sustainable Food and Ag Systems