EVENTS

Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI
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Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI
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Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

Date: August 8, 2018, 9:30am-6:30pm
Location: Tour begins in Madison
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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



F.A.R.M.: Food, Art, Revolution, Media

Date: May 2 2012 6:30 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted April 2012

CSA Speaker Series presentation by Melinda Hemmelgarn:
F.A.R.M.: Food, Art, Revolution, Media: The Power of Images and Stories to Support Healthy Food, Farmers and Communities.

UW-Madison Soils Building Room 270, 1525 Observatory Drive

Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian, “investigative nutritionist,” and award-winning writer and host of the nationally syndicated, “Food Sleuth Radio” program. A former Food and Society Policy Fellow, Melinda connects the dots between food, health and agriculture, and uniquely promotes critical thinking skills to advance food system literacy. Join Melinda and the CSA Coalition for this interesting discussion on food, health and community.

This presentation is sponsored by the FairShare CSA Coalition and CIAS. For more information, visit the CSA Coalition website.