Monthly Archives: May 2015

FREE Compost Available at Dane County UW-Extension!

The Dane County UW-Extension has compost available for home, community, and school gardens to pick up using their own vehicles and tools. See here for directions: Office map and directions. The parking lot will be open at any time of the day/week … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Funding to Assist with Organic Certification Costs

On May 14, 2015 the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced that approximately $11.9 million in organic certification assistance is available through state departments of agriculture to make organic certification more affordable for organic producers and handlers … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Grants to Enable More Farmers Markets to Serve Low-Income Families

SNAP Recipients Can Now Purchase Fresh Fruit, Vegetables at More Than 6,200 Farmers Markets and Direct Marketing Farms May 5, 2015 – Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Under Secretary Kevin Concannon announced the availability of up to $3.3 million in … Continue reading

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