EVENTS

Family Food Fest

Date: Sunday, May 21, 11am-2pm
Location: Lincoln Elementary School, Madison, WI
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Grazing Farm Tours

Date: Thursday, May 25, 9:30am
Location: Spring Green, WI
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SUCCESS STORIES

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


DIRECTOR'S BLOG

UW-Madison Highlights Partnership with Stoney Acres Farm

Kat Becker and Tony Schultz, who own and operate Stoney Acres Farm in Marathon County, are featured in a UW-Madison campaign to show how partnerships with citizens and businesses are furthering the Wisconsin Idea in each of the state's 72 counties. more

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Family Food Fest

Date: Sunday, May 21, 11am-2pm

Location: Lincoln Elementary School, Madison, WI

Join CIAS at REAP's Family Food Fest on May 21, where we will celebrate healthy eating and active living for children and families. more

Grazing Farm Tours

Date: Thursday, May 25, 9:30am

Location: Spring Green, WI

Join Iowa County‚Äôs Farmer-Led Watershed Group and the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute for a tour of two grazing farms, followed by brats and seafood. 9:30 a.m. Butler Family Farm (Ann and David Zimrin), 5044 Wiest Rd, Spring Green 11:30 a.m. Hillside Pastures Farm (Daniel and Linda Marquardt), 6511 Hillside School Rd, Spring Green Farm tour […] more
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