CFS Team Meeting Registration Open for UWEX Colleagues

CFS Team with E.L. Luther 9/6/12

CFS Team with E.L. Luther 9/6/12

The UWEX Community Food Systems Team will hold its second annual face-to-face team meeting on September 4-5th near Stevens Point at the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station. We invite Coop Extension staff from all program areas to attend. 

Check out the Draft Agenda!

Please register on-line at CFS Team September Meeting Registration.


*Please fill out the registration form by August 30th to help us plan the meeting logistics*


This two day meeting will begin with registration at 11:30am, September 4th and will end at 4:00pm on September 5th.  More details, an agenda, and a packing list will be posted soon.  Please note that this is a team meeting for UWEX staff.  Please do not forward this invitation to the public.

The meeting will be held on the beautiful Central Wisconsin Environmental Station (CWES) grounds.  The food will be provided by CWES and will include local ingredients.

The lodging facilities are camp bunkhouses that sleep 8 to 11 people in a room (not private rooms) and have shared shower/bathroom facilities.

If you require hotel-style accommodations for your evening lodging, the closest hotel is about 15 miles or a 20 minute drive from the station and is in Stevens Point.  See below for more information for that facility.  We encourage you to stay at the CWES if you are able to.


Alternative lodging:

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites 

La Quinta Inn

Holiday Inn

Fairfield Inn 

Please make your own reservations if you stay at the hotel.  We encourage you to do so as soon as possible to ensure you can get a room.

The cost of attending the meeting on September 4-5th (room, lodging and registration) will be reimbursed by the team.  Participants will need to submit a TER to Jim Smith:

Jim Smith

UW Coop Extension

432 N Lake St, Rm 227 Ext Bldg.

Madison, WI  53706



REMINDER:  Presentation Proposals Requested

Are you engaged in community food systems programming? Are you interested in an opportunity to share your scholarly work? We want to hear from you at this year’s face-to-face meeting!

Submit a proposal to discuss your innovative and interdisciplinary efforts in community food systems.

We will make every effort to accommodate presentations from all interested parties in this year’s agenda. Presentations will be limited to 10 slides in 10 minutes, followed by questions and discussion.

Submit your proposal no later than 12:00 pm on August 12th by using this Google form:

You will be notified by August 16th COB of your proposal’s acceptance.


If you have any questions, please contact Erin Peot ( or Katy Sticha (


CFS Team Planning Committee