Dane County Accepting Applications for Two 2019 Partners in Equity Grant Programs

The Partners in Equity Grants (PIE) – Addressing Systematic Racial Inequities Community-based organizations can now apply for the Partners in Equity Grant and the Partners in Equity Food Project Grant programs. The Partners in Equity Grant Program supports Dane County-based community groups that propose to use funding to address systemic racial inequities in the criminal justice […]

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Food Biz Networking Workshop: How to Price Your Product

Food business entrepreneurs are invited to a networking workshop on Tuesday, Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Pasture and Plenty (2433 University Ave. in Madison). Peter Robertson, Chief Creative Officer for Tribe 9 Foods, Founder/Owner RPs Pasta will speak about how to price your food product. When pricing a product, it is important to […]

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Green Thumb Gardening Classes

The Green Thumb Gardening class series will give you the practical knowledge to keep your home garden thriving! University of Wisconsin Extension educators and local horticulture experts will provide in depth and accessible information for everyone from the novice to the experienced gardener. REGISTER NOW! In Spring 2019, classes will be held Thursday evenings,  Feb. 21st – […]

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Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater

 Heavy rains and the flowing water that results can contaminate plants growing in the garden and create a food safety hazard. As floodwater moves into your garden, it can carry raw sewage overflow, farm and domestic animal waste, river or pond water, and agricultural run-off, all of which can be sources of human pathogens such […]

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Food Access Brief Developed for the Village of Marshall

A research project evaluating the food environment in the village of Marshall, Wisconsin has led to the development of the Marshall Food Access Brief describing food access resources and opportunities for the village. The research was performed by two Area Health Education Center interns, Ummu Drammeh and Cynthia Venters, and supervised by Carrie Edgar, Community Food Systems Educator […]

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