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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National Farm to Cafeteria Conference is in Madison – June 2-4!

National Farm to Cafeteria Conference is in Madison – June 2-4! The National Farm to School Network is now accepting applications for scholarships to the 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference, which will take place in Madison, Wis., June 2-4, 2016. This event is the top national training and networking event for farm to cafeteria […]

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Register for the Wisconsin Local Food Summit and the UWEX CFS Team Tour

At the 2014 Wisconsin Local Food Summit in Milwaukee, the UW-Extension Community Food Systems (CFS) Team organized a bus tour to visit some of the great local community-orientated food projects and businesses in the area. The tour was so successful and well received that the UW-Extension CFS Team decided to partner with the Wisconsin Local […]

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Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs

Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business? Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify which grants or other financial options might be right for you. This workshop will discuss ways to plan your project and strengthen your application.  Specific grant programs to be covered include:   USDA’s Value Added […]

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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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Registration is OPEN for the National eXtension Food Security Conference

2014 National eXtension Food Security Conference REGISTRATION IS OPEN September 29 – October 1, 2014 Cleveland, Ohio The eXtension Community of Practice (eCoP) on Community, Local & Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) is hosting a Food Security Conference September 29 – October 1, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio, entitled Building Extension Capacity to Address Community Food Security through Food […]

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National Sustainable Ag Education Conference: Call for Abstracts!

6th National Sustainable Agriculture Education Association (SAEA) Conference!  Join us this August 3-6, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina on the campuses of North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Central Carolina Community College (CCCC).  This year’s conference motto is “Celebrating our Diversity through Sustainable Agriculture Education”. **Submit your abstract by April 1, 2014.**  The SAEA conference […]

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