Join us for a Rural Outreach Webinar June 27th @ 1PM (CST)

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)

Building Racial Equity Within Cooperative Extension

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

Scaling Up Local Foods & Tapping the Institutional Market

"Farm to Table" is the motto for many local food efforts. However, relying on direct sales at roadside stands and farmers markets often do not supply many farmers with a sustainable income. Many food system experts have advocated that for the local foods movement to achieve true success both economically and equitably, then local food … Continue reading Scaling Up Local Foods & Tapping the Institutional Market

Equitable Strategies for Growing Urban Agriculture (Webinar & Resources)

A vibrant movement is afoot in cities across the country − farmers, activists, and community organizations are improving the health, economic outlook, and vitality of their communities through urban farming.   Advocates are illustrating that urban agriculture is a pathway to making healthy food more available for low-income communities, a key to shifting the conversation on … Continue reading Equitable Strategies for Growing Urban Agriculture (Webinar & Resources)