Purdue is hiring: Urban Ag Educator & Local Food Coordinator

Subject: Northwest Urban Agriculture Educator & Local Food Coordinator position available On behalf of Dr. Tamara Benjamin, please share the position search for the Northwest Urban Agriculture Educator and Local Food Coordinator, based in Gary, working predominantly in the NW region of the state, but may have some statewide responsibilities. We are looking forward to expanding our … Continue reading Purdue is hiring: Urban Ag Educator & Local Food Coordinator

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

2014 WLFN Board of Directors Elections now open

The WI Local Food Network board is holding elections for six open seats, and we have excellent candidates from across the state running for these positions. Will you take a few moments to vote for the new leaders of the WI Local Food Network? You can learn about the candidates here: https://wilocalfood.wordpress.com/about/board-of-directors/2013-14-board-of-directors-election-main-page/ And you can … Continue reading 2014 WLFN Board of Directors Elections now open

GOOD FOOD AWARDS OPENS ENTRY PERIOD JULY 1-31

Oil Announced as Tenth Category San Francisco, CA (July 1, 2013) – The Good Food Awards—the first national initiative to recognize American craft food producers who excel in both taste and sustainability—kickstarts the fourth year of its quest to find America’s best food producers. July 1 marks the official launch of a coast-to-coast call for … Continue reading GOOD FOOD AWARDS OPENS ENTRY PERIOD JULY 1-31

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