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USDA Webinar: Local Food Financing and Cooperative Business Models

Need capital? Where do you turn? There are many sources for financing food enterprises and cooperatives, including grants, loans, investors, and member equity. In this webinar, you’ll hear from food systems and cooperative development experts on various financing options available, … Continue reading

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Join the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch on October 13th!

Offices, organizations, restaurants, and businesses are invited to join schools across Wisconsin in celebrating National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally grown apples on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The Great Lakes Apple Crunch isn’t just for kids: anyone … Continue reading

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2016 Double Dollars Program Starts July 3rd

We are happy to announce that this year’s Double Dollars program will begin on Sunday, July 3rd! It is also with tremendous excitement to announce that the Dane County Farmers’ Market and the South Madison Farmers’ Market is on board with … Continue reading

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Food & the Wisconsin Idea Gathering

You are invited to the next Food System Gathering on Thursday, June 9th from 3:30-4:30pm in the basement of the University Club followed by networking and Happy Hour from 4:30-5:30pm on the first floor. Greg Lawless from UW-Extension will be hosting … Continue reading

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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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