Artists “Swarm” the Farm
I would like to introduce and thank SWARM Artists’ Residency for making our busy summer days a brighter place. Swarm is an artist residency for Chicago-based artists and their non-local collaborators. It is a place for artists to come and do the work they often do not have time to commit to due to the […]
Spreading our Message
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute continues their legacy of educating the next generation of farmers and sustainable agriculture leaders via our Farming and Policy Programs as well as regularly scheduled educational workshops for consumers and farmers alike. This January, George Reistad, from our Policy Department, and Christine Welcher, from our Education Department, took their message on […]
Networking Benefits Everyone
SE Wisconsin Women in Sustainability Group
Whole Farm Workshops – Grant Writing
Are you looking for money to lease farm equipment, conduct research or start a community garden? This workshop is designed to help you find grant money and write a winning grant proposal.
Farm Bill Update – How Long is Too Long?
Really now, I begin to feel like a scold. The parent in me wants to send Congress to its room or worse. A year ago, farmers and eaters alike were shocked to see that Congress planned to abdicate its responsibility to pass a new Farm Bill before the 2008 Farm Bill authorization expired at the end of September 2012.