Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs Grant Workshops- Oct 5, 6, 11

Workshops: Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs October 5, 6, and 11 | Various locations throughout Wisconsin Farmers and other business owners who are looking for ways to develop their innovative agricultural enterprises are invited to sign-up for a workshop designed to help determine if grants or other financial options might […]

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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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Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit

Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit The 2016 Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit is being held April 21-24 at Gun Lake Pottawatomi’s Jijak Camp, just south of Grand Rapids, MI.  This year’s event will feature: Culinary and Traditional Foods Focus: a menu featuring Indigenous foods prepared by Native chefs Agricultural and Foods Workshops: Thursday and Friday […]

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Community Food Systems Toolkit Launch Webinar

Community Food Systems Toolkit Launch Webinar The Community & Regional Food System Project is excited to announce the launch of its Community Food Systems Toolkit (http://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/foodsystemstoolkit) a curated collection of action-oriented resources to assist practitioners and community groups plan, implement, and evaluate a variety of community food system initiatives. On Thursday, January 28th, 2016 we […]

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Sept. 2015 CFS Spotlight Series: Michigan Good Food Charter + Food Waste Website Launch

Join the UW-Extension Community Food Systems Community of Practice Spotlight Series on Tuesday Sept 22 to learn about TWO exciting food systems efforts: New UW Food Waste Website Michigan’s Good Food Charter Presenters: Jonathan Rivin,Waste Management Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Kathryn Colasanti, Michigan Good Food Coordinator, Michigan State University When: Tuesday Sept 22 – […]

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Google+ CFS Community

Google+ can be a bit overwhelming with lots of unwanted content so make sure you go directly to the CFSCOP’s google+ community page to view just CFS-related posts. https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/115505504089238116832 And please use this platform to share your own programs and projects or to ask questions with other CFSCOP members.

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Spotlight on CFS: the Food System Equity and Empowerment Lens

Join the UW-Extension Community Food Systems Community of Practice Spotlight Series on Tuesday July 28 to learn about an exciting new Food Justice Tool: the Food System Equity and Empowerment Lens and how you put it to use in your county. Title: Spotlight on Food Justice Tool: the Food System Equity and Empowerment Lens Presenters: Lexa Dundore, Dane […]

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Edible Startup Summit and Edible Extended Event

Turn your food business dream into a reality by attending the Edible Startup Summit & Edible Extended Workshop August 24-26, 2015 in Madison. Hosted in partnership by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s (DATCP) Buy Local Buy Wisconsin program, Dane County UW-Extension, and Edible Startup Summit, this three day event will give […]

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Community Food System Action Toolkit Soft Release – YOUR INPUT NEEDED

The Community & Regional Food Systems (CRFS) Project is excited to announce the soft release of its Community Food System Toolkit to UW Extension staff and partners. This toolkit is a curated collection of action-oriented resources that can support a variety of community food system planning, implementation and evaluation activities from small-scale vegetable production to […]

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