Farm to Fork

EVENTS

Ride to Farm 2017

Date: June 3, 2017
Location: New Glarus Woods State Park
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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


DIRECTOR'S BLOG

UW-Madison Highlights Partnership with Stoney Acres Farm

Kat Becker and Tony Schultz, who own and operate Stoney Acres Farm in Marathon County, are featured in a UW-Madison campaign to show how partnerships with citizens and businesses are furthering the Wisconsin Idea in each of the state's 72 counties. more

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CIAS is a partner in the Community and Regional Food Systems Project. The mission of this project is to integrate research, outreach, education and advocacy in order to better understand, develop and sustain community and regional food systems as a means of addressing food security and related goals in American cities. The project partners include the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Growing Power, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Michigan State University, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and Iowa State University, in addition to community-based organizations in cities: Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit, Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Cedar Rapids, IA and Madison, WI. For more information, contact Erin Silva, Lindsey Day-Farnsworth or Anne Pfeiffer.
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