EVENTS

“City of the Good” Book Launch Party

Date: April 20, 2018, 4pm
Location: Community and Environmental Sociology Library, Ag Hall
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Hard Cider Apple Grafting Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 21, 1-4pm
Location: DC Smith Greenhouse, UW-Madison
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Agroecoprospect: The Challenge of Integrating Values, Food and Farming

Date: June 13-16, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus
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SUCCESS STORIES

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



Team Leaders Sought for Local and Regional Food Distribution Projects

Posted January 2011

This April 19-21, more than 200 entrepreneurs, food industry professionals, non-profit leaders, researchers and policymakers will convene in Detroit to build strategies for more just and efficient local and regional food distribution.

Entrepreneurs, researchers and others active in local food system work are invited to propose local food distribution projects and/or research topics that will be further developed and examined over the course of the conference. We are soliciting applications from individuals and organizations to lead teams. Please consider submitting your new or existing project or issue idea by February 4, 2011.

To apply, decide whether you would like to lead an issue-based team or a project-based team and submit an application to Jess Daniel: jessd@msu.edu by February 4, 2011. Additional questions may be directed to Jess: 714-388-4489.