EVENTS

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

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

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI
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Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

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



Troy Gardens Fall Festival

Date: September 10, 2017, 2-6pm

Location: Troy Community Garden, Madison, WI

Posted August 2017

Bring your family and friends to the Troy Gardens Fall Festival! Three local food carts will be selling yummy food with gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options. Treat yourself to an ice cream or non-dairy cone, refreshing Great Dane beer, and wine from Tornado Steak House. Purchase hand-made pottery to benefit Community GroundWorks. We’ll have free face painting and our annual apple cider pressing activities. Entertainment by the Truly Remarkable Loon, Kettle Moraine Blues Band, and Mami Wata African Drums. We hope to see you there!

Attendance is free, however, donations are greatly appreciated!

For more information, check out this event on Facebook.