Developing a Wisconsin Good Food Vision: Driving Positive Food System Change When: Friday, January 31st, 1-4 PM Where: Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center, Rothschild, W Join the Wisconsin Local Food Network (WLFN) for a collaborative workshop to share your knowledge and priorities, in helping to develop a Good Food Vision for Wisconsin. A Wisconsin … Continue reading Free Workshop Event: Developing a Wisconsin Good Food Vision
Wisconsin Good Food Vision, Nov 14 Stakeholder Session Follow up
On November 14th a group of individuals and stakeholders came together to discuss the concept of the Wisconsin Good Food Vision. Please complete this form if you’re interested in participating and/or helping out with any of the “Next Steps” described below. NEXT STEPS Join WI Good Food Vision committee for monthly planning calls (2nd Monday, starting … Continue reading Wisconsin Good Food Vision, Nov 14 Stakeholder Session Follow up
Farmer Training Resource Specialist Job Opening with Angelic Organics Learning Center (northern IL, southern WI, Chicagoland)
Angelic Organics Learning Center is hiring a Farmer Training Resource Specialist! This position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the year-round Stateline Farm Beginnings and Farm Finance programs and assists the Program Director in other Farmer Training programs, as needed. Additionally, the Resource Specialist works collaboratively with project partners to improve and execute Farmer Training … Continue reading Farmer Training Resource Specialist Job Opening with Angelic Organics Learning Center (northern IL, southern WI, Chicagoland)
Marketing Specialist Position Opening with Farm 2 Facts
The Marketing Specialist (Associate) will join a start-up organization and start-up culture in managing marketing, customer service, and communications of the Farm 2 Facts (F2F) toolkit. The appointment is for one year. This is a fixed term position at 20 (.5FTE) hours per week. The position pays 34,000 /year along with University of Wisconsin benefits. … Continue reading Marketing Specialist Position Opening with Farm 2 Facts
Soil Sisters Weekend August 2 – 4 in Southern WI
Six weeks till the award-winning Soil Sisters weekend Aug. 2-4, 2019 with a variety of on-farm workshops, culinary events and NEW in 2019 two Bus Tours of Farms! You can see the 5 components tab on the top of Soil Sisters main website to help plan your weekend. Note all events are ticketed and do … Continue reading Soil Sisters Weekend August 2 – 4 in Southern WI
Join us for a Rural Outreach Webinar June 27th @ 1PM (CST)
The Feeding Wisconsin Statewide SNAP Outreach team will be facilitating a webinar to discuss hunger-relief outreach in rural communities and provide opportunities for engagement in connecting community members to SNAP outreach services. If you are interested in joining a network of rural hunger fighting champions, register for our webinar by visiting our website at http://www.getaquestcard.org/webinars-and-events/. … Continue reading Join us for a Rural Outreach Webinar June 27th @ 1PM (CST)
Position Announcement: Community Food Systems Program Manager
Please consider applying or help spread the word...The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension seeks applicants for the Community Food Systems Program Manager position. The Community Food Systems Program Manager works with faculty, staff, and partners to develop needed community food systems program activities and manages the Community Food Systems Extension Program. This position manages … Continue reading Position Announcement: Community Food Systems Program Manager
The National Children and Youth Garden Symposium is coming to Wisconsin!
This summer, the American Horticultural Society's National Children and Youth Symposium is coming to Madison! This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with and learn from garden-based educators and leading experts in the field from representatives of renowned organizations such as Life Lab, The Edible School Yard , and Kidsgardening.org. Pashon Murray from Detroit Dirt … Continue reading The National Children and Youth Garden Symposium is coming to Wisconsin!
AmeriCorps Farm to School Program is looking for new service members!
The Wisconsin AmeriCorps Farm to School Program is looking for dedicated service members! AmeriCorps Farm to School members serve their communities by teaching nutrition lessons, connecting local farmers to schools, helping build or maintain school gardens, introducing students to local foods, and promoting volunteerism. To apply for an AmeriCorps Farm to School service position, please … Continue reading AmeriCorps Farm to School Program is looking for new service members!
FairShare CSA Coalition is hiring a Development & Communications Coordinator – Madison, WI
The Development & Communications Coordinator will be an integral member of our small team, connecting more people with our farms, supporting farms through marketing and outreach campaigns, and strengthening our donor base. Find more on the FairShare CSA Coalition website linked here. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org … Continue reading FairShare CSA Coalition is hiring a Development & Communications Coordinator – Madison, WI
Collaborative Planning Meeting – June 6th at 2pm on Zoom
Attend the next Collaborative Planning Meeting! - Date: June 6th, 2:00 - 3:30 pm - Location: Video conference via Zoom: link will be provided soon! - Agenda will be posted here: Agenda Review notes from the May 6th Collaborative Planning Meeting linked here for more details. If you can't make it, you can still … Continue reading Collaborative Planning Meeting – June 6th at 2pm on Zoom
Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Days in June and July!
Check out the 3 upcoming CRAFT Field Day events below! Livestock: Chickens and Sheep Brodhead, WI | June 9th | 10am - 3pm | FREE for Non-MembersThis field day will feature a tour of Riemer Family Farm. During this tour, you'll learn about how you can incorporate animals into your farm operation. They'll talk about raising … Continue reading Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Days in June and July!
Connect to Wisconsin Farm to School and Wisconsin Farm to Early Care and Education
There are great Farm to School and Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) networks and resources in Wisconsin, and below is more information on how you can connect! There is a 15+ year tradition of innovative Farm to School efforts in the state thanks to great folks like you! Subscribe to the newsletter and … Continue reading Connect to Wisconsin Farm to School and Wisconsin Farm to Early Care and Education
Job Announcements & a Save the Date!
Job Announcements: The Savanna Institute is inviting applications for three positions: an associate director, a tree crop development lead, and a communicationsspecialist. Details and applications at savannainstitute.org/jobs. Save the Date: Mark your calendars for the National Good Food Network (NGFN) Conference in New Orleans next March! The NGFN Conference is a comprehensive, practitioner-driven conference for sharing … Continue reading Job Announcements & a Save the Date!
Call for Presentations for 2020 GrassWorks Grazing Conference
Submit proposals for a workshop/presentation session at the 2020 GrassWorks Grazing Conference, January 23 – 25, 2020 in Wisconsin Dells, WI. This year’s conference theme is Regenerating our GRASS roots. Apply and learn more here! Applications are due June 14th.
Collaborative Planning Meeting – June 6th at 2pm
Attend the next Collaborative Planning Meeting! Date: June 6th, 2:00 - 3:30 pm Location: Video conference via Zoom Zoom Link https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/2731128936 Audio option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 273 112 8936 Agenda will be posted here: Agenda: GOOGLE DOC Review: Follow-Up from May 6th Collaborative Planning Meeting for more details. If you can't make it, you can still be involved! Simply schedule a … Continue reading Collaborative Planning Meeting – June 6th at 2pm
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Follow-Up from May 6th Collaborative Planning Meeting
Follow-Up and Next Steps from May 6th Collaborative Planning Meeting
Updates in Equitable Food
Updates in Equitable Food | There seems to be a theme to my day. Ideas and events about racial equity in the food system are popping up everywhere. I want to share three of these with you.
Join the 2020 WLFN Summit Planning Team!
Join the 2020 WLFN Summit Planning Team! Join us for a May 6th meeting in Madison!