Community Gardens Save Money, Provide Fresh Produce for Low-Income Gardeners

A recent study by the University of California Cooperative Extension demonstrates how gardeners in San Jose saved money by growing their own food in community gardens. Gardeners engaged in the study weighed their harvests throughout the spring and summer, yielding an average of .75 pounds of produce per square foot of garden space. Not only […]

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New Extension Specialist to Focus on Urban Agriculture

Julie Dawson, UW-Madison plant scientist has been hired to specialize in urban and peri-urban agriculture. Her work will focus on the needs of Wisconsin’s small, diversified, direct-to-market farms and community gardens. We look forward to working with Julie in the Dane County region. Welcome Jule! Click here to learn more about Julie.

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Glendale School Garden

Visit the Dane County UW Extension website to read about the incredible garden at Glendale Elementary. We are very proud of the work that Joe Muellenberg, Max Lubarsky and others have done to make this garden a reality. http://dane.extension.wisc.edu/2011/08/08/glendale-school-garden/

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