Wisconsin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Date: January 21-23, 2018
Location: Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference

Date: January 26-27, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus

2018 GrassWorks Grazing Conference

Date: January 30-February 1, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

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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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