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

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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

Wisconsin Local Food Summit

Date: January 30-31, 2015

Location: Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids

Posted January 2015

The 9th Annual Wisconsin Local Food Summit—Seeds for Change: Learning From the Past to Grow Food for Tomorrow—will be January 30th and 31st at Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. This summit is being held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Farm to School Summit on January 29th.

Keynote presenters at the Local Food Summit include Venice Williams, Executive Director, Alice’s Garden; and Irwin Goldman, Professor and Department Head, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Horticulture and coordinator, Open Source Seed Initiative

For more information, visit the Wisconsin Local Food Network website.