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

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

Local Food Co-op Awards $16,000 in Micro-loans and Grants

ASHLAND, WI – Just in time for the 2013 summer planting season, the Chequamegon Food Co-op awarded $16,000 in micro-loans and grants. Both programs were developed in an effort to help farmers build a stronger local food economy and to provide more local foods for the Co-op’s shelves. The Co-op’s micro-loan program began in 2008 … Continue reading Local Food Co-op Awards $16,000 in Micro-loans and Grants

FOOD INFRASTRUCTURE AND DISTRIBUTION: Let’s Not Reinvent the Wheel

http://www.animalwelfareapproved.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Food-Infrastructure-and-Distribution-W-King-Winter-2011.pdf FOOD INFRASTRUCTURE AND DISTRIBUTION: Let’s Not Reinvent the Wheel Farmers and ranchers have a unique opportunity to meet consumer demand for sustainably produced food. But they need to start working together to develop regional brands and to identify ways to use existing food infrastructure. BY WARREN KING, WELLSPRING MANAGEMENT Read the newspapers or turn … Continue reading FOOD INFRASTRUCTURE AND DISTRIBUTION: Let’s Not Reinvent the Wheel