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Agroecoprospect: The Challenge of Integrating Values, Food and Farming

Date: June 13-16, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus
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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



2016 Wisconsin Local Food Summit

Date: January 14-15, 2016

Location: Sheboygan, WI

Posted December 2015

The local food industry is inherently a vital part of Wisconsin’s economy. Join us this January as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Wisconsin Local Food Summit. Celebrate and learn about the components of Local Food System Development with more than two days of breakout sessions and workshops, leading presentations, Community Food Systems Tours, and more! This wonderful and unique opportunity is an event that you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars now and plan to attend. Attendees can expect to gather with a diverse group of local food advocates to exchange information, strengthen regional alliances, and gain practical strategies and best practices that address issues within local food system development.

For more information, visit the Wisconsin Local Food Network website.