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2019 Central Wisconsin Solar Group Buy

Time is limited for interested home and business owners in central Wisconsin to take advantage of significant discounts and rebates on solar electric systems through the popular solar group purchasing program, Grow Solar Central Wisconsin. The program has far surpassed its last milestone of 150 kilowatts (kW) of solar with a total of 217.31 kW […]

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Climate Change Forum II

Thursday, October 3, 2019 McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids Clean Green Action will hold its Climate Change Forum II from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 3rd at McMillan Memorial Library in the All Purpose Room. The first hour will consist of presentations by Wood County UW-Extension Community Development Educator Nancy Turyk, Mayor Zach […]

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2019 Local Food Fair

2019 Local Food Fair

Saturday, February 9th, 11 am – 3 pm at SentryWorld The Local Food Fair is Farmshed’s premier outreach event, bringing together producers, consumers, local businesses, and educators to celebrate community and the food that’s grown within it. Come one, come all to the region’s largest local food celebration! Learn more about this delicious and fun event!

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The Rapidly Changing Landscape of Renewable Energy in Wisconsin

November 1, 2018 Thursday, 12 p.m. UW-Stevens Point Campus, Trainer Natural Resources Building, Room 170, The cost of solar and wind power has dropped by 66-85% in the past decade. Solar and wind are cost-competitive and ready to grow and Wisconsin utilities’ plans may lead to 60% renewable energy by 2050. Come join us to learn more […]

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Harvest of Ideas – Two Day Organic Visioning Forum!

Join us for the 11th Farmer Tribute Dinner Tuesday. October. 30 – Wednesday, October. 31, UW-Madison Institute of Discovery (30 N. Orchard St.) Join us to explore how education, research, and outreach on organic agriculture can support Wisconsin’s diverse agricultural landscape and resources, strengthen rural communities and economies, and connect organic agriculture from producer to […]

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Create Portage County – Levitt AMP Music Series

Pifner Park, Stevens Point, WI:  May 31 – August 2, 2018 Join us for free live music each Thursday this summer at the Pfiffner Park Bandshell! Concerts run from 6 PM to 8 PM and include kids’ activities, food trucks, local beverages, caricatures artists, dance lessons and a farmers’ market. Click here for the full schedule or here to […]

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2018 Sustainable Farm Tour 

Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Langlade County Come tour local, sustainable farms and discover the delicious potatoes, dairy, fruits, and veggies produced right here in Langlade County! The tours will run 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Participating Farms: Grandview Orchard & Nursery Stock – W8086 County Rd F, […]

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Local Food Fair

Saturday, February 17th, 2017, 11 am – 3 pm at Sentryworld The Local Food Fair has been Farmshed’s premier outreach event, bringing together producers, consumers, local businesses, and educators to celebrate community and the food that’s grown within it. Come one, come all to the region’s largest local food celebration! The 2018 event is undergoing […]

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Holiday Makers Market

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1 pm – 3 pm at Farmshed, 1220 Briggs Ct., Stevens Point, WI Join us at the inaugural Holiday Makers Market to find unique, locally made products for yourself or for holiday gift giving. Central Wisconsin artisans, including: Brigid Ferkett of Gravel Road Farm, Zest Bakery + Coffeehouse, Numbers and Nature, […]

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Farmer’s Tribute Dinner 2017

Join us for the 10th Farmer Tribute Dinner Saturday, November 11th, 2017, Farmshed,1220 Briggs Court, Stevens Point, WI Farmer Tribute Dinner invites the Farm Fresh Atlas producers to dine on a locally sourced meal in celebration of the harvest. Community members attend and sponsor the farmers meal as a tribute to their hard work. Each […]

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Wisconsin Solar Tour – Oct. 7th from 10a.m. – 4p.m.

October 7, 2017, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a reminder about the state-wide Wisconsin Solar Tour taking place Oct. 7th from 10a.m. – 4p.m. This educational event is free and open to the public. We have over 30 homes and businesses on the tour. Please find the full story below, along with an […]

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Black Rabbit Farm Tour – September 17, 2:30 p.m.

On September 17 at 2:30 p.m., there will be a tour of Black Rabbit Farm, which is owned by Samantha and Tommy Enright.  Black Rabbit is a small, family farm located on the Tomorrow River.  It features sustainably grown vegetables, berries, and pasture-raised chickens, turkeys, ducks and rabbits.  No synthetic fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides are […]

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