2015 CFS Whole Measures Mini-Grant Program

The 2015 CFS Whole Measures Mini-Grant Program is now requesting proposals. UW-Cooperative Extension educators working with an existing or new interdisciplinary community food systems project are eligible and encouraged to apply for the 2015 Community Food System Whole Measures Mini Grants Program.  Applicants need not be existing team members.  Funded projects will receive support with […]

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Spotlight on CFS: EBT at Farmers Markets

Join the UW-Extension Community Food Systems Community of Practice on Tuesday May 26 to learn more about EBT at farmers markets. Title: EBT at Farmers Markets Presenters: Amber Canto, UW-Extension Family Living Poverty and Food Security Specialist Rachel Glaza, UW-Extension Family Living Associate Outreach Specialist and Graduate Project Assistant Kristin Krokowski, UW-Extension Waukesha County Commercial […]

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Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Grant Workshops

The Regional Rural Development Centers in cooperation with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) have developed workshop materials and resources focused on improving the funding success rate of applicants to USDA AMS grant programs, specifically the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP). UW-Extension’s Community Food Systems team is participating […]

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Wisconsin Food Security Project Workshop- Registration is OPEN!

Wisconsin Food Security Project Workshop Register Now! Wednesday, December 11, 2013 10:30 am – 3:30 pm Lowell Center, Madison, WI Extension educators from all program areas are welcome to attend. Attending educators may also registerup to two community partners to accompany you to the workshop. There is no cost to attend the workshop. Attendees will […]

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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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Visit Barron County Farm Technology Days July 9-11th

Visit one of the largest agriculture shows in the nation, July 9-11th-Breezy Hill Dairy in Dallas, Wisconsin The Wisconsin Farm Technology Days is the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation. The three-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture, including many practical applications of recent research […]

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