Statewide Initiatives

DHS-Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Program  
The Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Program provides statewide leadership to decrease overweight and obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition. Located in the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Program and its partners have developed and are implementing the Wisconsin Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan to accomplish the overall goal of preventing obesity and chronic disease.

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
Revitalizing sustainable farming through research, educational workshops, technical assistance and public policy.

The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) serves farmers striving to produce high-quality, healthful food using organic and sustainable techniques. These farmers produce more than just food; they support thriving ecosystems and vibrant rural communities.

University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS)
The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) is a research center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Savor Wisconsin
This is an on-line directory featuring Wisconsin producers, restaurants, farmers’ markets, agricultural events and Something Special from Wisconsin™ companies. The site is a free marketing tool for promoting Wisconsin’s agricultural businesses.

Something Special from Wisconsin
The Something Special from Wisconsin™ program is a marketing tool to promote unique, authentic, Wisconsin products. Yearly membership fees are based on gross annual sales from the previous year and range from $10 to $200.

Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). BLBW is an economic development program designed to increase the purchase of Wisconsin grown/produced food products for sale to local purchasers.

Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association
To educate, promote and stimulate interest in agricultural tourism in Wisconsin.

Local Harvest
Use our website to find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.

Local Food Directories
ATTRA – The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Wisconsin Auctions
Live Public Auction Locator

SHARE
SHARE brings people together to build and strengthen community through volunteer service. SHARE enables communities to respond to basic needs and provides access to good, nutritious food at reduced cost through a self-help distribution system.