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



Farm and Sea Conservation Dinner: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Date: August 25, 2017, 6-8pm

Location: Michael Fields, East Troy, WI

Posted June 2017

Join the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute for a unique dining experience in their Big Brown Barn!

Fresh Gulf Seafood, Farm Fresh Produce, Local Wine & Beer, and Music

Featuring Chef Adam Carson of Toothpicks Catering, East Troy

Highlighting Wisconsin Farmers and Gulf Fishermen working together to conserve the ecosystems and water quality of the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico!

Reserve your seats today! Seats are limited and tickets will sell out quickly! Bring your family and friends!