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Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI
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First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide
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6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison
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6th Annual Agroecology Barn Dance

Date: October 13, 2018, 6-10:30pm

Location: Cates Farm, Spring Green, WI

Posted September 2018

Dust off your dancing shoes and come celebrate fall at the 6th annual Agroecology barn dance!

Join UW-Madison’s Agroecology master’s students on Oct 13th for a night filled with great food, live music, amazing raffle prizes from local businesses and, of course, lively folk dancing in beautiful Spring Green, WI!

Proceeds support the Agroecology Program by funding program recruitment and student attendance at sustainability conferences and academic events.

When:
Oct 13th, 6:00-10:30pm

Where:
Cates Family farm
5992 County Hwy T
Spring Green, WI

(Free camping available on-site the night of the 13th)

Cost:
Dinner made with fresh, local produce (gluten-free and vegetarian friendly) is included in the ticket price. Drinks and dessert will be available by donation at the event. Please bring cash!

Earlybird tickets online until Oct.12th:
$15 Students | $20 Adult | $7 Kids age 9-12 (8 and under free)

At the door (CASH ONLY):
$20 Students | $25 Adult | $10 Kids age 9-12 (8 and under free)