Food and the Wisconsin Idea: The Systems That Feed Us

Date: April 2, 3:30pm
Location: University Club, UW-Madison

Beginning Apple Grower Spring Field Day

Date: April 6, 8:30-4:30
Location: Near Madison, WI

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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


Market Farm Madness is back!

Our NCAA-style Market Farm Madness Tournament is the perfect diversion for people who love cool farming tools. We've created a bracket with 64 different tools. Now we all get to vote for our favorites so that we can thin the field down to a champion. Each round will involve voting via an on-line survey form. more

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FH King Summer Solstice Bonfire

Date: June 21, 2018, 6-9:30pm

Location: Picnic Point

Posted June 2018

Join the F.H. King community for an evening for fun, fire, food and friends! Feel free to bring any potluck item you want to share, any veggies you want to roast, and if you have a musical instrument, bring it along! We will eat, sing, and have fun on the longest day of the year!

Meet at the entrance to Picnic Point anytime between 5 and 6 to walk together to fireplace 2 in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, or just meet us there.

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