EVENTS

2017 Green Lands Blue Waters Conference

Date: November 28-29, 2017
Location: UW-Madison Pyle Center
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Midwest CSA Conference

Date: December 7-8, 2017
Location: Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Wisconsin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Date: January 21-23, 2018
Location: Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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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



Family Food Fest

Date: Sunday, May 21, 11am-2pm

Location: Lincoln Elementary School, Madison, WI

Posted March 2017

Bring the entire family for REAP Food Group’s Family Food Fest. This all-ages event features delicious food, fun activities and more! Local schools, organizations and businesses are coming together to celebrate healthy eating and active living for children and families. Activities include face painting, food demonstrations, dance performances, a smoothie bike, obstacle courses and other interactive displays by over 30 exhibitors, including CIAS. This event will be held rain or shine.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.