Food for Thought Festival
Date: September 20, 2014, 8:30am-1:30pm
Location: Dane County Farmers' Market, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
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.
CIAS Eco-Fruit Program Receives Wisconsin Idea Award
Since 2000, the CIAS Eco-Fruit program has been helping growers reduce or eliminate risk from pesticides by using IPM. Participating growers have reduced their pesticide risk by 46 percent and increased their reliance on IPM strategies by 54 percent.
Current and Past Citizens Advisory Council Members Gather for Summer Meeting
CIAS is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014, and our Citizens Advisory Council is at the center of our history. Past and present members of this unique advisory group gathered at Ferguson's Orchards on July 17 for its summer meeting.
The mailing address for all CIAS staff members is:
CIAS, 1535 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706
Outreach specialist, Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
Department of Community and Environmental Sociology
Phone: (608) 262-8018
Coordinator, Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
Phone: (608) 265-6437
Day Farnsworth, Lindsey
Associate staff, urban agriculture and food systems
Associate staff, perennial crops
Bayfield County Cooperative Extension
Outreach specialist, fresh market vegetables and food systems
Coordinator, Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers