Monthly Archives: April 2015

Badgerland Financial Offers Grants to Beginning Farmers

Badgerland Financial is now offering grants up to $1,500 to farmers living in Southern Wisconsin that have less than 10 years of farming experience. Applicants must be able to provide evidence that farming is their part-time or full-time vocation. Grant … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Avian Influenza and Steps to Take to Protect Your Flock

Please share with poultry owners Avian Influenza has been found on poultry farms in four counties around Wisconsin; the closest being Jefferson County, where two farms have tested positive for the disease. Since this is a highly contagious disease and … Continue reading

Posted in DCFC Notes and Remarks | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Desiré Smith Joins Dane County UW-Extension as VISTA

Desiré Smith is the new Americorps VISTA serving as a Community Food Systems Educator for Dane County UW-Extension. She will serve in this position for a year, working to build capacity within community garden networks. This May Desiré will become … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

April Coalition Meeting on 4/27, features REAP Food Group

Please join us for our next Dane County Food Coalition meeting! We will meet on Monday, April 27 from 8:30-10:00am at the Madison Metropolitan School District Building and Administrative Services (location of their central kitchen)– 4711 Pflaum Rd., Madison 53718. … Continue reading

Posted in DCFC Notes and Remarks | Tagged , , | Leave a comment