Thank a Farmer this Thanksgiving!
If you are thankful for the food on your table, thank a farmer! Sometimes, it is easy to forget that all of the food in the grocery store originally came from a farm – sure some of it may be processed, but the raw ingredients came from a farm. Can you imagine a grocery store […]
Farm-to-Table Movement Taking Hold in Wisconsin
August 12, 2015 – Tim Morrissey, Public News Service (WI)
Spotlight on CSP Farmer Calvin Sebranek
Earlier this year, farmer Calvin Sebranek of Fancy Creek Farms, Richland Center enrolled the 800,000th acre in the USDA’s Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for the State of Wisconsin. He will be receiving awards from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), highlighting his exemplary stewardship practices and years of commitment to implementing conservation in his operations.
Instilling Knowledge: Robert Pierce on Local Food Education and Youth in South Madison
The Institute was pleased to welcome its new Assistant Policy Program Director, George Reistad, who began his new job in August 2013. As part of his orientation to the diverse world of leaders and innovators in Sustainable Agriculture, George is interviewing people with whom we work, representing many different facets of sustainable agriculture in Wisconsin and the nation. This article is the first in a series he is calling, “Sustainable Agriculture Profiles from My Learning Journey.”