Farm to Fork


Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI

First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide

6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison

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The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

As older farmers retire, fewer young farmers are stepping in to take their place. The number of beginning farmers dropped 20 percent in the last five-year census period, and the average US farmer now tops 58 years of age. more

CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

CIAS supports innovative graduate student research addressing the challenges faced by small- and medium-sized farms and food businesses. Awarded annually, our competitive mini-grants aid students as they initiate their research in sustainable agriculture and food systems. more

2010 Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas

Posted April 2010

When it comes to local food, Southern Wisconsin is considered a national leader. With farmers’ markets every day of the week, pick-your-own farms, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms, grocery stores and restaurants that offer local fare, the only challenge is deciding where to shop.

And that’s really no challenge, thanks to the newly released ninth edition of the Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas, a free, 40-page guide to nearly 200 farms, farmers’ markets and other places that sell fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, milk, eggs and other locally grown eats. The atlas also lists 27 “Buy Fresh Buy Local” restaurants that source local ingredients for their menus.

Each vendor listed in the atlas pledges to protect land and water resources, treat animals with care and respect and provide safe working conditions for their employees.

The 2010 Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas is available at the Dane County Farmers’ Market information booth at the top of State Street. It is also available at other farmers’ markets, public libraries, farms, grocery stores, Heartland Credit Union branches and other area businesses.

A complete list of distribution sites and an online version of the atlas is available at

The 2010 Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas is a collaborative project of REAP Food Group, the UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, the Dane County Farmers’ Market and the Friends of the Dane County Farmers’ Market. It is underwritten by Heartland Credit Union, with major financial support provided by local businesses and organizations.

If you are interested in distributing copies of the 2010 Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas, or would like more information about this resource, please contact Miriam Grunes at (608) 310-7836 or


Editors: Download a high-resolution PDF of the Atlas cover here.