Holiday Makers Market

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1 pm – 3 pm at Farmshed, 1220 Briggs Ct., Stevens Point, WI Join us at the inaugural Holiday Makers Market to find unique, locally made products for yourself or for holiday gift giving. Central Wisconsin artisans, including: Brigid Ferkett of Gravel Road Farm, Zest Bakery + Coffeehouse, Numbers and Nature, […]

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Local Food Fair

Saturday, February 17th, 2017, 11 am – 3 pm at Sentryworld The Local Food Fair has been Farmshed’s premier outreach event, bringing together producers, consumers, local businesses, and educators to celebrate community and the food that’s grown within it. Come one, come all to the region’s largest local food celebration! The 2018 event is undergoing […]

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Farmer’s Tribute Dinner 2017

Join us for the 10th Farmer Tribute Dinner Saturday, November 11th, 2017, Farmshed,1220 Briggs Court, Stevens Point, WI Farmer Tribute Dinner invites the Farm Fresh Atlas producers to dine on a locally sourced meal in celebration of the harvest. Community members attend and sponsor the farmers meal as a tribute to their hard work. Each […]

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Wisconsin Solar Tour – Oct. 7th from 10a.m. – 4p.m.

October 7, 2017, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a reminder about the state-wide Wisconsin Solar Tour taking place Oct. 7th from 10a.m. – 4p.m. This educational event is free and open to the public. We have over 30 homes and businesses on the tour. Please find the full story below, along with an […]

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Black Rabbit Farm Tour – September 17, 2:30 p.m.

On September 17 at 2:30 p.m., there will be a tour of Black Rabbit Farm, which is owned by Samantha and Tommy Enright.  Black Rabbit is a small, family farm located on the Tomorrow River.  It features sustainably grown vegetables, berries, and pasture-raised chickens, turkeys, ducks and rabbits.  No synthetic fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides are […]

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MREA Solar Power Hour Presentations

Are you interested in exploring solar energy for your home and business? The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) in partnership with Mid-State Technical College, worked with the City of Wisconsin Rapids and the City of Stevens Point to launch Solar Central Wisconsin, a group purchase program for homes and businesses. Attend a Solar Power Hour, […]

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Save Your Ash Trees!

Acting now can save your ash tree Workshop to provide resources for urban and woodlot property owners Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc. is partnering with the Department of Natural Resources to help citizens save their ash trees from emerald ash borer. Helpful information for urban and woodlot property owners is being offered […]

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Local Farm Tours. Local On Farm Events. Local CSA’s. Join the Locavore movement.

The new word for those committed to locally and sustainably grown food is locavore. There are locavore farmers, locavore entrepreneurs and locavore eaters involved in the high-spirited community of people who want to increase the number of locavore opportunities available nearby. People in the central Wisconsin community are happily engaged in promoting this vision for a locavore […]

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THE 28TH ANNUAL ENERGY FAIR – Custer, WI

June 16-18, 2017 7558 Deer Road, Custer, WI Celebrate the summer solstice at The 28th Annual Energy Fair, June 16-18, 2017! The Energy Fair brings over 13,000 attendees together to learn about clean energy and sustainability, connect with others, and take action towards a sustainable future. Enjoy over 200 workshops, over 200 exhibitors, inspirational keynotes […]

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Whitefeather Organics to hold pizza nights

From the Stevens Point Journal, May 11, 2017. CUSTER – Whitefeather Organics is ready to roll out a full schedule of pizza nights after the organic farm installed an outdoor oven last fall. Events will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 27, June 10, July 8, July 15, July 22, Aug. […]

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Sustainable Stevens Point – City Sustainability Plan Update

Stevens Point Common Council, March 20, 2017. Mary McComb on the Stevens Point Common Council provided an update on the city’s sustainability plan at their March meeting. This is a summary of progress made to date. You can find the video of Mary’s presentation on the city’s website at http://www.ci.stevens-point.wi.us/index.aspx?NID=451 The sustainability update is on the […]

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2017 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention

April 5 – 7, 2017 – Holiday Inn Convention Center, Stevens Point, WI. Did you know that the human body undergoes remarkable changes every time you go underwater? The heart rate slows and the cardiovascular system shifts gears, allowing people to hold their breath much longer than they can above land. Did you also know […]

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