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FMPP and LFPP Grants Accepting Applications through May 12

This week, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service announced that the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) are now accepting proposals through May 12, 2016. Approximately $13 million is available for each of these programs, … Continue reading

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Apply now for the 4th Annual Business Investor Showcase

Slow Money Wisconsin is excited to invite food and value-added farm businesses to apply for inclusion in their 4th annual Business Investor Showcase. Since 2012 Slow Money Wisconsin’s Investor Showcase has: Facilitated over $4,000,000 in investments for Showcase Businesses Prepared … Continue reading

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2016 Southern WI Vegetable Production Workshops coming soon!

  Early Bird Registration ends on Tuesday 1/26 Dane County UW-Extension and the FairShare CSA Coalition are teaming up again to put on the 2016 Southern Wisconsin Vegetable Production Workshops. Join us to learn detailed production information on specific vegetable … Continue reading

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Apply now for FairShare’s Partner Shares Program!

FairShare’s Partner Shares program is now accepting applicants for the 2016 season. Partner Shares is a cost-sharing program that provides financial assistance to limited-income households for purchasing CSA vegetable shares. People can get half the cost of their share paid … Continue reading

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Pre-Submission SEED Grant Informational Meeting Tuesday!

Just a friendly reminder that a Pre-Submission SEED Grant Informational Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 26th at 6:00 pm at the Catholic Multicultural Center, located at 1862 Beld Street, Madison, WI 53713. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to … Continue reading

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Register now for the 2016 Gardens Summit

2016 Gardens Summit A celebration of Dane County Community Gardens The Gardens Network* cordially invites you to a day of learning and sharing on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 9am-2pm (registration, breakfast and networking from 8:30-9:30am). At Warner Park Recreation Center … Continue reading

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FairShare is Hiring!

FairShare is hiring a Program Coordinator to provide event, program, and administrative support for FairShare’s overall organizational mission and goals. FairShare CSA Coalition, supports and connects community supported agriculture (CSA) farmers and consumers. Through outreach and education we foster a cohesive … Continue reading

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