Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI

First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide

6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison

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The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

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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

Farm to Flavor

Date: September 15, 2016, 6pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted September 2016

Farm to Flavor is an annual celebration of Wisconsin food. Meet the plant breeders, farmers, and chefs who are creating the new local cuisine. Taste the results of collaborative plant breeding in small plates from four of Madison’s highly acclaimed chefs. Special guest speaker Ken Greene of the Hudson Valley Seed Library will kick off a dinner discussion about the intersection of crop varieties, culture, and art. Bring your appetite and questions about plant breeding, farming and food systems.

Featured chefs include:
Tory Miller of l’Etoile
Jonny Hunter of Underground Food Collective
Dan Bonanno of Pig in a Fur Coat
Eric Benedict of Café Hollander

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