Clare farms in northern Wisconsin, near the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. She runs a winter CSA featuring fresh greens and storage crops, plus treats like apple butter and apple cider. She specializes in perennial fruits and nuts as well, and she has a small market garden featuring heirloom vegetable varieties. She also raises laying hens. She manages her farm following permaculture principles and organic standards. firstname.lastname@example.org
What food systems research should be prioritized over the next five years? CIAS contributed to research commentaries in The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development that explore research needs in two key areas: Food Webs and Food Soverignty and Food Systems Adaptation to Climate Change. Feel free to share your thoughts on these topics with Michelle Miller.
Congratulations to CIAS staff member Dick Cates and his wife, Kim, on receiving the 2013 Wisconsin Leopold Conservation Award. This award honors Wisconsin landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources. Dick directs the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers at CIAS, in addition to managing Cates Family Farm. Read the full story on eCALS[More posts...]