Farm to Fork

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



The College Food Project: Sample Menus

Posted July 2001

Seasonal Regional Organic Vegetarian Dinner

Frank’s Place dining hall, UW-Madison
October 10, 2000

Menu:
Vegetable stew
Stir fry with rice
Veggie burgers
Potato and nacho bar
Root vegetable mix
Beets
Acorn squash
Cranberry wild rice
Salad bar
Dinner rolls
Caramel apples
Organic ice cream
Cranberry topping
Soy Delicious chocolate velvet frozen dessert
Pear crisp
Hickory brownie
Apple cider

Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 10th International Congress

University of Wisconsin – Madison Memorial Union

OPENING RECEPTION
Tuesday, July 10th, 2001

Wisconsin Cheese Tray

  • Cheddar (rBGH-free) from Wisconsin Dairy Graziers Cooperative*
  • Grass-fed Jersey cheddar and pepper jack from Scenic Valley Jersey Cheese Cooperative, Darlington, WI
  • Butterkase, marbled colby, tomato basil cheddar, and roasted garlic cheddar from Cedar Grove Dairy, Plain, WI

Carved Steamship of Buffalo w/ Horseradish Sauce and Mini-Cocktail Buns
Buffalo from Cherokee Bison Farms, Colby, WI

Hummus and Pita Chips

Devilled Eggs
Organic free-range eggs from New Century Farm, Shullsburg, WI

Organic Vegetable Crudité

  • Baby carrots and sugar snap peas from Shooting Star Farm, Mineral Point WI
  • Summer squash from Tipi Produce, Fitchburg, WI
  • Potatoes from Black Earth Valley Produce, Black Earth, WI
  • Zucchini from Spring Valley Produce, Hillsboro, WI
  • Easter egg radish from Blue Skies Farm, Brooklyn, WI
  • Broccoli from Jen-Ehr Family Farm, Sun Prairie, WI

Cajun Marinated Mushrooms
Organic mushrooms from Schickert’s Mushrooms, Campbellsport, WI

Blue Chips and Salsa
Organic blue corn chips from Blue Farm, Janesville, WI

Cucumber Open-Faced Sandwiches on Marble Rye
Organic cucumbers from Tipi Produce, Fitchburg, WI

Smoked Fish Display
Smoked salmon from Rushing Waters Trout Farm, Palmyra, WI

Vegetables supplied through Home Grown Wisconsin, a marketing cooperative of 20 organic farmers in southern Wisconsin.

*Wisconsin Dairy Graziers Cooperative is a group of five pasture-based dairy farms in eastern Wisconsin.


Seasonal Regional Organic Dinner

Chad Eatery, October 9, 2001

Organic Roast Turkey Breast
Organic Valley Family of Farms

Natural 100% Beef Hamburgers
Wisconsin Pasturelands

Organic Pasta with Natural Meat Sauce

Organic Vegetable Stew

  • Celery from Shooting Star Farm in Mineral Point
  • Potatoes from Meadow Brook in Avoca
  • Carrots and cabbage from Tipi Produce in Fitchburg
  • Onions from Spring Valley, a Hillsboro-based cooperative of Amish farmers

Organic Brown Rice Casserole

Organic Grilled Red Potatoes and Onions
Meadow Brook Farm, Avoca

Organic Herb Biscuits and LaBrea Wheat Bread

Organic Lettuce Salad

Organic Watermelon
Tipi Produce, Fitchburg

Low-Spray Cortland Apples
Carandale Orchard, Oregon

Organic Creampuffs
Organic Valley Family of Farms

Organic Blueberry Cheesecake
Organic Valley Family of Farms

Apple Pie
Ski-Hi Orchard, Baraboo

THE WISCONSIN FARMER COOPERATIVES WHO SUPPLIED YOUR FOOD:

Organic Valley Family of Farms, a Wisconsin-based cooperative of over 200 organic farmers.

Wisconsin Pasturelands, a group of farmers committed to providing Angus beef, lamb and free-range chicken raised in healthy Wisconsin pastures without antibiotics, added hormones, or animal by-products.

Home Grown Wisconsin, a cooperative of 20 local farmers who supply their organic produce to fine restaurants (and to us today!).