Posted on March 14, 2023
Tribal Elder Food Box Program
CIAS has been participating in Tribal food sovereignty efforts since 2012, including the Tribal Elder Food Box Program initiated in 2021. Now in its third […]
Posted on February 14, 2023
Opening the Farm-to-School Market to all
If you are a socially disadvantaged and historically underserved Wisconsin farmer, we want to hear from you! The University of Wisconsin is conducting a study, in collaboration with the University of […]
Posted on January 24, 2023
Farm to Community Wellness: Networking Local Food Supply Chains
This free workshop invites BIPOC and other historically under-served farmers, processors, distributors, and food outlets to share their successes and innovations in providing food for […]
Posted on January 20, 2023
Smart Foodsheds Webinar
How can we use data to make food supply chains more resilient? This webinar, featuring Patrick Huber from University of California Davis and Michelle Miller […]
Posted on December 19, 2022
Transportation policy for agriculture and food
CIAS holds a seat on the National Academy of Sciences standing committee on agriculture and food. We are leading a session at the upcoming NAS […]
Posted on April 9, 2022
F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture
F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture is a student organization working to promote sustainable agriculture at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. This UW-Madison student organization is affiliated with CIAS.
Posted on February 28, 2017
Wisconsin Farm to School Success Story: Plymouth High School Food Science and Agriculture Center
It all started with a small group of educators and a big idea: “What if our high school could grow its own food? What if we could create a state-of-the-art facility and a place for community learning?” recalls Jessica Mella, Plymouth School District’s Nutrition and Wellness Coordinator.
Wisconsin Farm to School Success Story: Sheboygan Falls Farm to High School
Farm to school typically conjures images of a young child tasting their first cherry tomato, excitedly digging up a carrot, or squeamishly holding a red wriggler worm. But farm to school can also involve high school agriculture students engaged in hands-on soil science experiments, talented culinary students developing new recipes, and creative entrepreneurs selling produce grown at their schools.
Posted on July 20, 2016
Wisconsin Farm to School Success Story: Youth Get Active with School Lunch
As farm to school grows in both popularity and maturity in Wisconsin, schools are looking for ways to develop increasingly comprehensive programs that will thrive for years to come. In order to accomplish this goal, student involvement and community engagement are essential.
Posted on December 8, 2015
Wisconsin Farm to School Success Story: Ensuring Meaningful Farmer Participation in Farm to School
Farmer involvement is an essential component of comprehensive farm to school programs. Core farm to school concepts such as local, fresh, healthy and community come alive for students through interactions with the farmers who grow the food found on the cafeteria tray.
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
University of Wisconsin-Madison