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Seed Swap

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9 am - Noon Join us for an excuse to dream about your garden at our 3rd Annual Seed Swap! How does it work? Bring your extra seeds. Brin... Read more

Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2019  9 am - Noon,  $40 In this class, you will learn the basic steps on how to start beekeeping. Local beekeeper, Dan O’Leary, of Honey Valley Beekeeping, will tell you how... Read more

Farm Bill Positions WI Hemp to Take Off

First published online at PNS December 20, 2018 ... Read more

Good News, Bad News: 2018 Farm Bill Passage

After what can only be called a contentious process and protracted hiatus, the 2018 Farm Bill passed both houses last week and was sent to the President for signing, which he was expected to do, as of... Read more

Industrial Hemp License Deadline Extended

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s industrial hemp research pilot program requires both growers and processors to obtain one-time licenses, and register each ye... Read more

GULFS Summer Programming

This Summer, our GULFS Program partnered with the Mellowhood Foundation through a joint grant through the city of Madison to pilot three new lessons with their youth to help them start their own hot p... Read more

Cover crops, CO2 and carbon credits?

Cover crops are grown for several of their benefits, ranging from protecting and enhancing soil to pest suppression. What about using them to sequester atmospheric carbon to counter climate change, wh... Read more

Growing Urban Leaders in Food Systems (GULFS)

OVERVIEW GULFS is a dynamic, interactive, and engaging youth-centered curriculum developing youth leaders in food systems change. Focused in Milwaukee and Madison, we aim for youth t... Read more

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  • 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    06-21-2016

    Instructor John Hendrickson from UW-CIAS (Center for Integrated Agricultural Studies)
    This class covers marketing from what will be sold, strategies for pricing, and how items will be sold and distributed to the end user. We’ll brainstorm distribution channels and how to ensure your products are a “value” to your customers $15/class
    Register for this class here

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  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    06-26-2016

    Tour the gardens, enjoy a sip of wine and a taste of organic, locally grown appetizers prepared by Farm to Table Chef Krista!

    Featuring Wisconsin Author Marnie Mamminga- Five generations of Marnie Mamminga’s family have been rejuvenated by times together in Wisconsin’s Northwoods— her inspiration for Return to Wake Robin, One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts – in it she “preserves the spirit and cultural heritage of a vanishing era.  In addition, she has written for the “Chicago Tribune”, “Reader’s Digest”, the “Christian Science Monitor”, “Lake Superior Magazine”, and “Chicken Soup for the Soul”.

    Wisconsin Public Radio’s CHAPTER A DAY BOOK 2015!

    $35/guest ($40 at the door)

    Reserve your seat(s) online here

    Chef Krista Roslof … artist meets chef … she blends beautiful, creative presentation, and style, with her core philosophy of working, local, seasonal, and organic.

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