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Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs Grant Workshops- Oct 5, 6, 11

Workshops: Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs October 5, 6, and 11 | Various locations throughout Wisconsin Farmers and other business owners who are looking for ways to develop their innovative agricultural enterprises are invited to sign-up for a workshop designed to help determine if grants or other financial options might […]


2016 Community Food Systems Team In-service

Please join us for our 4th Annual Community Food Systems Team In-Service Central Wisconsin Environmental Station, Amherst Junction September 13-14th, 2016 ALL EXTENSION COLLEAGUES ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE! The UW-Extension Community Food Systems Team will hold their 4th Annual In-Service on September 13-14th near Stevens Point at the beautiful Central Wisconsin Environmental Station (CWES). This two-day in-service will begin with […]


Systems Thinking & Community Food Systems Workshop

This year, ThinkWater will be offering a pre in-service systems thinking and community food systems workshop. Introduction to Systems Thinking 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 Central Wisconsin Environmental Station, Amherst Junction, WI OPEN TO ALL EXTENSION STAFF + COMMUNITY PARTNERS Offered as part of the Community Food Systems Team In-service at […]


NIFA Infographic-Food-Related Energy Consumption

Infographic on Food-Related Energy Consumption and Outreach Education NIFA released an infographic today, “Promoting an Energy Efficient America with Outreach Education,” which highlights the State Energy Extension Partnership projects at Universities of Nebraska, Kentucky and Wisconsin,  Colorado Energy Master Program, Montana State University and University of Wyoming’s E3A Program. The infographic is also posted with […]


Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit

Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit The 2016 Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit is being held April 21-24 at Gun Lake Pottawatomi’s Jijak Camp, just south of Grand Rapids, MI.  This year’s event will feature: Culinary and Traditional Foods Focus: a menu featuring Indigenous foods prepared by Native chefs Agricultural and Foods Workshops: Thursday and Friday […]

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National Farm to Cafeteria Conference is in Madison – June 2-4!

National Farm to Cafeteria Conference is in Madison – June 2-4! The National Farm to School Network is now accepting applications for scholarships to the 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference, which will take place in Madison, Wis., June 2-4, 2016. This event is the top national training and networking event for farm to cafeteria […]

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Community Food Systems Toolkit Launch Webinar

Community Food Systems Toolkit Launch Webinar The Community & Regional Food System Project is excited to announce the launch of its Community Food Systems Toolkit (http://fyi.uwex.edu/foodsystemstoolkit) a curated collection of action-oriented resources to assist practitioners and community groups plan, implement, and evaluate a variety of community food system initiatives. On Thursday, January 28th, 2016 we […]


Sept. 2015 CFS Spotlight Series: Michigan Good Food Charter + Food Waste Website Launch

Join the UW-Extension Community Food Systems Community of Practice Spotlight Series on Tuesday Sept 22 to learn about TWO exciting food systems efforts: New UW Food Waste Website Michigan’s Good Food Charter Presenters: Jonathan Rivin,Waste Management Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Kathryn Colasanti, Michigan Good Food Coordinator, Michigan State University When: Tuesday Sept 22 – […]


Google+ CFS Community

Google+ can be a bit overwhelming with lots of unwanted content so make sure you go directly to the CFSCOP’s google+ community page to view just CFS-related posts. https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/115505504089238116832 And please use this platform to share your own programs and projects or to ask questions with other CFSCOP members.