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6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison
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Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers

Date: January 11-13, 2019
Location: UW-Madison campus
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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



FH King Spring Garden Fest and Growing Season Kickoff

Date: April 28, 2018, 3-8pm

Location: FH King Student Farm, Eagle Heights

Posted April 2018

The FH King Spring Garden Fest, Growing Season Kickoff is their biggest event of the season, and this year it’s a Mifflin-alternative party in the garden.

Come to the garden from 3-5pm for a garden workday! Stay afterwards from 5pm to 8pm for the kickoff festival featuring a stellar band and a fabulous potluck feast, garden olympics, and more!

LIVE MUSIC featuring Mission – A Tribute to Jerry Garcia Band! A five piece group from Madison paying respect to the late and great Jerry Garcia. Expect smooth melodies with hints of reggae, folk, and psychedelic rock to get you out of your chair and on the dance floor!

Please bring your own plate, mug, and silverware to eat. Also, everyone is highly encouraged to bring a dish to share! FH King will supply delicious rice and quinoa bowls!

Never been to the FH King garden at Eagle Heights? Take the 80 bus to Eagle Heights at Lot E, or bike! Check out their website for instructions on getting to the garden.

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