An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System

For those interested in dismantling racism and promoting a more equitable food system, your summer reading list has been decided! The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems has developed a robust “Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System” (download the PDF). The authors’ aim with this resource is to “provide current research and […]

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Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Resources

The Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP) provides grants on a competitive basis for a wide spectrum of direct-to-consumer and intermediated marketing projects. Today’s announcement marks the second round of funding available through this newly expanded program from the 2014 Farm Bill. The $30 million a year provided by the Farm Bill is […]

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Upcoming Seafood-Nutrition Workshop and Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference

The Wisconsin Aquaculture Association (WAA) in conjunction with UW-Extension Aquaculture Program, Wisconsin Sea Grant, and the University of Idaho Extension is conducting a mini-workshop as an introduction to the “Seafood at its Best Curriculum” on March 6, 2015 in Marshfield Wisconsin. The workshop is designed to assist consumer sciences educators, nutritionists, dieticians, food service personnel, […]

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HAVING “LOCAL” ON THE LABEL IS GOOD BUSINESS FOR WISCONSIN WINEMAKERS

With local foods getting marquee treatment on grocery shelves and restaurant menus, Wisconsin winemakers want to make sure they have a place at the table. And they’ve earned it, a recent UW-Madison survey indicates. The survey of Wisconsin winery owners found that virtually all of them are producing at least one type of wine from […]

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USDA Unveils the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass

New Web Resource Maps USDA Support for Local and Regional Food Projects, Highlights Business Opportunities for Farmers, Ranchers and Growers  WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2012- Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan unveiled the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food (KYF) Compass, an interactive web-based document and map highlighting USDA support for […]

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