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

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

Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI

Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

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

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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

Food for Thought Festival

Date: September 20, 2014, 8:30am-1:30pm

Location: Dane County Farmers' Market, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Posted July 2014

REAP Food Group’s Food for Thought Festival is a fun, festive forum that explores and celebrates our many opportunities to eat more pleasurably, healthfully and sustainably. Taking place alongside the Dane County Farmers’ Market, this popular event offers opportunities for the whole family to taste, learn and connect with our local food system … for free! The festival features booths from organizations, farms, and restaurants, as well as an appetizing local foods tent, cooking and tasting demos, kids activities, and Food Camp. Be sure to visit the CIAS booth! For more information, visit the REAP website.