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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CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

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Food for Thought Festival

Date: Sep 15 2012 8:30 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted August 2012

100 Block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Downtown Madison

Come celebrate local food on September 15th at REAP Food Group’s 14th Annual Food for Thought Festival! This popular Madison tradition offers opportunities for the whole family to taste, learn and discover new ways to eat more pleasurably and sustainably. The festival will feature interactive booths from over 40 organizations, farms and restaurants, as well as delicious local foods, cooking and tasting demonstrations, and kids activities. New to the event this year is Food Camp, a series of short educational opportunities for festival goers.

For more information, visit the REAP website.