A project with the Wisconsin Food Hub Coop to increase local produce availability for consumers in the Madison area, strengthen supply chains of local food to Milwaukee and Chicago markets, and increase returns to farmers and buyers with more cost-effective movement of product
A project with the New Jersey Institute of Technology and USDA-AMS-TSD to investigate transportation challenges for wholesale fresh food distribution to under-served urban and rural regionsFresh Food Distribution
Projects in collaboration with Tribal Nations and their organizations to build tribal food systems
Led by UW agroecology faculty, this project brings together producers, researchers, and public and private sector folks working to develop pathways to achieve increased profitability, production stability, and nutrient and water efficiency, while improving water quality, soil health, biodiversity, and climate resiliency through grassland-based agriculture.Access Grassland 2.0
A collaborative a group of faculty, staff, and partners who are committed to furthering organic agriculture.
Focusing on our region and throughout the country using world-class research, academic opportunity, and impactful outreach.
Creating strategic alliances among farmers, processors, distributors and retailers to reach consumers who care about the impacts of their food purchases.
Supporting research, education and policy that keep farmers and ranchers on the land.
Led by the Dairy Forage Research Center, collaborative research and outreach effort on the efficacy of cover crops on Upper Midwest dairy, livestock, grain, and vegetable farms.Learn more about CCROP
Highlighting the work of farmers, supply chain businesses, consumers and organizations in the four-state Driftless Region.
The School for Urban Agriculture (SUA) fills a growing need for specialized training in urban farming and community leadership, seen as a part of the future of farming.
Hazelnuts are an emerging new crop for the Upper Midwest with significant economic and environmental benefits.Upper Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative
A farming experiment guided by a vision of resilient agricultural landscapes and thriving communities.Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial
Offering increased access to healthy, local foods, gardening, and more to enhance the educational experience.Wisconsin Farm to Early Care and Education