Local Food Business Seminar Series: Food Safety, Dec. 1-4

The Local Food Business Seminar series continues with Food Safety seminars scheduled around Wisconsin from Dec. 1 to 4. Don’t be daunted by state and federal food safety regulations. Join meat and food safety experts at one of these seminars hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and a number […]

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Marketing 201: Getting Your Products Off the Shelf- Registration now OPEN!

2013-2014 WI Local Food Business Seminars: This year’s seminars are presented monthly by DATCP and University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension. Check below for scheduled workshops and the webinar archive. Marketing 201: Getting Your Products Off the Shelf March will focus on branding and marketing your product. Tera Johnson of Tera’s Whey will discuss the following: 1)     Local food business […]

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WI Local Food Business Seminars- February seminar registration is OPEN!

UW-Cooperative Extension and the Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection have partnered to bring WI Local Food Business Seminars to four locations around the state.  Registration for the February seminar is now open! Click on the link for more information and to register:   February 11 – 14, 2014: Planning the best to avoid the worst […]

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Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grants due October 21

Press Release from DATCP Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grants due October 21 The deadline is approaching for submitting Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant application materials. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) reminds potential applicants that pre-proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m. on October 21 to be considered. The purpose of […]

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2013 Agricultural Grants Workshops: Register Now!

Grant Programs for Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business?  Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify which grants or other financial options might be right for you. This workshop will discuss ways to plan your project and strengthen your application.  Specific grant programs […]

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NSAC Launches New Food Safety Site

    Looking for information about the new proposed food safety regulations?  Unsure about whether the proposed rules affect you?  Want to comment on the proposed rules?  Check out National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s new food safety website!

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USDA Funds Available for Value-Added Producers

USDA Funds Available for Value-Added Producers Application Deadline Is October 15  USDA Rural Development has published the Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) for the Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. The Application deadline is October 15th, 2012. In this program agricultural producers or producer groups may apply for either a feasibility study grant (maximum $100,000) […]

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