2016 Community Food Systems Team In-service

Please join us for our 4th Annual Community Food Systems Team In-Service Central Wisconsin Environmental Station, Amherst Junction September 13-14th, 2016 ALL EXTENSION COLLEAGUES ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE! The UW-Extension Community Food Systems Team will hold their 4th Annual In-Service on September 13-14th near Stevens Point at the beautiful Central Wisconsin Environmental Station (CWES). This two-day in-service will begin with […]

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Systems Thinking & Community Food Systems Workshop

This year, ThinkWater will be offering a pre in-service systems thinking and community food systems workshop. Introduction to Systems Thinking 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 Central Wisconsin Environmental Station, Amherst Junction, WI OPEN TO ALL EXTENSION STAFF + COMMUNITY PARTNERS Offered as part of the Community Food Systems Team In-service at […]

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UW-Extension’s Wisconsin Emerging Farmer Program

Milwaukee County UW-Extension has maintained community gardens throughout the region since 1972. In 2014, nearly 1,250 community garden plots were rented at 10 different sites on nearly 75 acres of land. In addition to managing community garden sites across Milwaukee County, Milwaukee County UW-Extension also coordinates The Wisconsin Emerging Farmer Program, which offers four urban […]

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Engaging Young People & Community Food Systems Teams In-service Registration Open for Extension Colleagues

The UW-Extension Engaging Young People in Sustaining Communities, Families and Farms and Community Food Systems interdisciplinary teams will hold their third annual in-service on September 16-17th near Stevens Point at the beautiful Central Wisconsin Environmental Station (CWES). This two-day in-service will begin with registration at 12pm, September 16th and will end at 4:00pm on September 17th. We invite Extension staff […]

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Community Food System Whole Measures Mini Grants Pilot Program

Do you have an idea for an innovative community food systems project but lack the funds to get started? The community food systems team invites you to apply for funds from the Community Food System Whole Measures Mini Grants Pilot Program UW-Cooperative Extension educators working with an existing or new interdisciplinary community food systems project […]

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Successful CFS Team Meeting at ANRE Conference, Read about it here…

October 10, 2013-The Community Food Systems (CFS) Team had a very engaging and interactive meeting at the ANRE Annual Conference in the Wisconsin Dells on Thursday October 10th. This was the second time the team presented at this conference and much has changed in a year’s time!  Since last year’s meeting, the CFS Team has […]

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Calling All Cooperative Extension Professionals Supporting Farm to School!

Are you currently working for Cooperative Extension and helping get local and regional foods into school meals? Are you helping develop and implement school gardens? Are facilitating other fun hands-on local and regional food and farm-based educational events such as local food cooking demonstrations or field trips with students to local farms?

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CFS Team Meeting Registration Open for UW-Extension Colleagues

  UW-Extension Community Food Systems Team Meeting in Ashland from 1:30-6pm on January 31, 2013 We’ll start out at the Hotel Chequamegon where we’ll hearing from our colleagues about their innovative and inspiring food systems work, then we’ll take a tour of Northland College’s Sustainability Initiative which includes food systems and composting programs http://www.northland.edu/sust-overview.htm, we’ll enjoy […]

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