EVENTS

CIAS Harvest Dinner 2017

Date: October 29, 2017, 5:30pm
Location: University Club, UW-Madison
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Edible Startup Summit

Date: November 17-18, 2017
Location: American Family Center, Madison, WI
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2017 Green Lands Blue Waters Conference

Date: November 28-29, 2017
Location: UW-Madison Pyle Center
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SUCCESS STORIES

The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

As older farmers retire, fewer young farmers are stepping in to take their place. The number of beginning farmers dropped 20 percent in the last five-year census period, and the average US farmer now tops 58 years of age. more

CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

CIAS supports innovative graduate student research addressing the challenges faced by small- and medium-sized farms and food businesses. Awarded annually, our competitive mini-grants aid students as they initiate their research in sustainable agriculture and food systems. more



Agroecology Barn Dance

Date: October 14, 2017, 6:30-10:30pm

Location: Cates Family Farm, Spring Green, WI

Posted September 2017

Join us for dinner, dessert, and dancing on Saturday, October 14 to celebrate 10 years of Agroecology at UW-Madison! All proceeds go directly to the Professional Development fund for UW-Madison Agroecology graduate students.

Ticket price includes: locally-sourced dinner, hot appple cider from Brix Cider, and live music provided by The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers. Local beer and dessert offered by donation. Come hungry and wear your dancing shoes!

Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com

See the Facebook event page for more information